SGS Germany GmbH – Certification Body

SGS Certification Bodies

certification.jpg SGS has several certification bodies according to the European Directives.

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The R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council regulates the placing on the market, free movement and putting into service of radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment.


The full text of the R&TTE Directive is available at:
R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC (english)

The implementation of the R&TTE Directive in German law can be found in "Gesetz über Funkanlagen und Telekommunikationsendeinrichtungen (FTEG)".

Article 3 of the Directive defines the essential requirements. These concern mainly the following areas:

  • Electrical Safety and Health (Art. 3.1a)
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (Art. 3.1b)
  • Effective Use of Radio Frequency Spectrum (Art. 3.2) (if applicable)

The manufacturer (or his authorized representative) must demonstrate the conformity with the essential requirements. The easiest way to do so is by applying the R&TTE Harmonized Standards:

The manufacturer can choose under different conformity assessment procedures. The procedures described in Annex III and IV of the Directive require a notified body to be involved.

The SGS Certification Body Munich is recognized by the Federal Network Agency of Germany (Bundesnetzagentur) as
Notified Body under R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC (Annex III and IV)

Our Services

  • Information about the content and the application of the R&TTE Directive
  • Assistance in the selection of the appropriate conformity assessment procedure
  • Identification of the essential radio test suites as described in Annex III (where no harmonized standards apply)
  • Conformity assessment according to Annex IV, optional:
    • all essential requirements
    • requirements concerning safety and / or health
    • requirements concerning Electromagnetic Compatibility
    • requirements concerning the effective use of radio frequency spectrum
  • Support in creating the technical construction file and correct product labeling
  • Conformity Assessment of Product Families
If a Notified Body was involved in the conformity assessment procedure according to Annex III, IV or V, the CE mark shall be accompanied by the identification number of the Notified Body

In the Download Area you will find a description of the conformity assessment processes according to Annex III or IV of the SGS Certification Body Munich. There you will also find the application form for a Notified Body assessment by us.

Contact

Armin Hudetz
Fon: +49 (0)89 787475-133
Fax: +49 (0)89 1250406-4100
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Conformity Assessment

If a Notified Body was involved in the conformity assessment procedure according to Annex III, IV or V, the CE mark shall be accompanied by the identification number of the Notified Body

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