How to apply for certification (non harmonised standard)

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Non Harmonised standard of EN 54 series

On this page you can read how to appy for certification (non harmonised standard) at DBI.

General information
The certification of a product for conformity to a non harmonised standard in the EN 54 series of standards requires the assistance of an accreditated Certification Body and an accredited product testing laboratory.

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The manufacturer or agent applying for certification is free to choose the test laboratory and Certification Body, as long as they are accredited to perform the specific tasks.

The general terms and conditions for product certification as well as the requirements for certification are outlined in the two documents RL 100 and RL 200. We recommend that you make you self familiar with the content of these.

For your convenience, please find further below, the more practical guide to the certification process.

Getting started

If you are considering national certification atDBI - Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology, please send an enquiry for certification by e-mail to DBI certification with at least the following information:

  • Product type
  • Relevant standard, if possible
  • Manufacturer (Full name and address).
  • Place of production (Full address).
  • Accredited test laboratory if any chosen yet.

Please feel free also to include any other inquiry regarding price, delivery time etc. that you may have.

Application for certification
If you wish to apply for national certification please fill in an application for certification and send it to DBI - Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology, att.: Certification.

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Limitation of the obligation to maintain confidentiality

Selection of test objects
You can select the test samples yourselves and send the test sample directly to the accredited test laboratory. The number of test object is to be agreed with the test laboratory according to the requirements of the actual standard.

Type testing
Type testing is performed by the accredited test laboratory according to the requirements of the product standard. DBI has no influence of the procedures in the test laboratory, so please contact the test laboratory if there are questions related to the type testing itself.

After testing the test laboratory issues a test report including a list of updated technical documentation for the tested product

Test report, technical documentation, declaration of conformity and label
In order for the certification body to proceed with the certification process, the type test must have shown conformity with the requirements.

The test report and copies of the technical documentation, as listed in the test report, must be forwarded to DBI.

Assessment of test report.
The test report and the technical documentation are assessed by DBI.
If all are acceptable, DBI issues a national certificate of conformity.

Merete Poulsen
Daglig leder DBI Certification

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