What should be on the EC Declaration of Conformity?

The EC Declaration of Conformity basically contains the following elements:

  • Name and full address of the manufacturer and, sometimes, their representative
  • Product identification (name, function, model, type, serial number and the commercial name and all relevant additional information)
  • The applied Directives and sometimes the harmonised standards or other applied technical standards and specifications
  • Sometimes the name and address of the person authorised to compile the Technical File, this person should be located within the Community
  • Sometimes the name, address and identification number of the Notified Body
  • The name and signature of the person accepting responsibility of drafting the declaration on behalf of the manufacturer or authorised representative
  • The date of issue.

Information on preparing a EC Declaration of Conformity using the template method can be found in this blog post.

* a CE declaration of Conformity or DOC is officially known as EC Declaration of Conformity.