European Commission updates list of European Harmonized Standards for the Recreational Craft Directive (94/25/EC)

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On 10 July, the European Commission published an updated list of the European harmonized standards that pertain to the Recreational Craft Directive (94/25/EC). The standards on this list may be used by manufacturers to prove that their boats or engines complies with the essential requirements of this directive.

The following standards are newly introduced on the list:

  • EN ISO 16147:2002/A1:2013 Small craft — Inboard diesel engines — Engine-mounted fuel and electrical components (ISO 16147:2002)
  • CEN EN ISO 16180:2013 Small craft — Navigation lights — Instal­lation, placement and visibility (ISO 16180:2013)

This updated list is important to all manufacturers of CE marked recreational craft or accessories that have used European harmonized standards to prove CE compliance. If you have applied standards to prove compliance with the aforementioned directive, we recommend you to check the new list of standards to see if any of the standard you applied have been updated, or whether there are new standards available for your products. When standards have been updated by this list, you need to re-evaluate your products against the updated standard and update your Declaration of Conformity.

The updated list of standards can be found in our Library shortly.

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