When I modify my product should I re- certify again?

Compliance Expert Soufyan Lamdini explains

Products for which significant changes have been made with the intention of the original operation, the original purpose or intended use after the product has been put into use , eg by using other components or new suppliers, are considered as new products.

When such changes occur, the certification process must be carried out once again, possibly on the basis of the previous certification, and a new EC Declaration of Conformity, in accordance with new guidelines and / or standards must be compiled.

If the modification does not change the whole product, in consultation with Certification Experts the certification of the modified product can be based on the previous certification. The advantage is that it costs could be less.

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