Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC
Directive 2004/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on measuring instruments
The Measuring Instruments Directive (with the official reference number 2004/22/EC) establishes the requirements that the devices and systems which fall under its scope have to satisfy before being placed on the market and/or put into use. This Directive is a specific Directive in respect of requirements for electromagnetic immunity in the sense of Article 2(2) of the Electromagnetic compatibility Directive 89/336/EEC. Directive 89/336/EEC continues to apply with regard to emission requirements.
Which Products Are Covered By The Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC?
This Directive applies to products that fall under following the definitions:
‘measuring instrument’ means any device or system with a measurement function that is covered by Articles 1 and 3
The Measuring Instruments Directive applies to devices and systems with a measuring function concerning:
Which Products Are Not Covered By The Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC?
How to Comply with the Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC:
Depending on the situation, the Measuring Instruments Directive offers manufacturers two ways to perform conformity assessment:
1. Internal Production Control or CE marking self-certification: the manufacturer performs the conformity assessment and documents the assessment in his own right.
2. Involvement of a Notified Body: For higher risk measuring instruments
European Harmonised Standards Related to Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC:
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