CEN Guides

CEN Guides 


  • CEN Guide 1: Execution of Order Vouchers issued to CEN in accordance with the CEC and EFTA Framework Contracts covering the tasks to be assigned to CEN relating to European Standardization

Replaced by CEN-CENELEC Guide 18 (2010): Execution of Specific Agreements issued to CEN and CENELEC in accordance with the EC and EFTA Framework Partnership Agreements 2009 (FPA 2009) covering the tasks to be assigned to CEN and CENELEC relating to European standardization

  • CEN Guide 2: Mutual recognition of conformity assessment results

Replaced by CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations - Part 4: Certification (EnglishFrenchGerman)

  • CEN Guide 3: Guidelines for the administration of Order Vouchers by Members including principles for subcontracting

Replaced by CEN-CENELEC Guide 19 (2010): Guidelines for the administration of Specific Agreements by Members including principles for subcontracting

  • CEN Guide 4: Guide for addressing environmental issues in product standards (2008)

  • CEN Guide 12: Child safety - Guidance for its inclusion in standards 

Replaced by  CEN-CENELEC Guide 14 (2009): Child Safety Guidance for its Inclusion in Standards

  • CEN Guide 13: Validation of environmental test methods (2008)

  • CEN Guide 14: Common policy guidance for addressing standardisation on qualification of professions and personnel (2010)

  • CEN Guide 15: Guidance document for the development of service standards (2012)
    Spanish version (2012)

  • CEN Guide 16: Guide for addressing chemicals in standards for consumer-relevant products (2017).
    Background information on the Guide (2017).

  • CEN Guide 17: Safety of pressure equipment - Rules and recommendations for the drafting and presentation of safety standards (2019)
    French version

  • CEN Guide 18: Gas Appliances and Fittings – Guidelines for the implementation of Essential Requirements of Gas Appliances Regulation 2016/426/EU in European Standards (2021)

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