SRAC CERT carries out the conformity assessment of the non-automatic weighing instruments (NWI) – procedure for the production quality assurance.
For these products within the mandatory area, SRAC CERT is:
- accredited by RENAR as certification body for conformity assessment according to Directive 2009/23/EC (certificate no. ON 020/3);
- notified by the European Commission (registered with the identification number NB 2003).
The procedure for conformity assessment, which is based on Module D of Directive 2014/31/UE, requires to the organizations to draw out the UE declarations of conformity and to affix the CE conformity marking on the products, accompanied by the identification number of the notified body, which approved the quality management system.
This certification enables organizations to issue UE declaration of conformity and to affix the CE marking in compliance with legal conditions.
The new non-automatic weighing instruments directive was published on the 29th of March 2014, in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU OJ L96) - Directive 2014/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of non-automatic weighing instruments that will replace Directive 2009/23/EC.
The Official Journal of the European Union is the official compendium of EU legislation (L series for legislation) and other official documents of the EU institutions, bodies and agencies (C series for information and notices and its supplements S for public procurement). The journal is published every day in all 20 official languages of the European Union (EU).
The directive comes in force partially on the 20th April 2014 and definitively on the 20th April 2016.