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On January 1, 2003 the Polish Centre for Testing and Certification was transformed into one share company owned by the State Treasury.
The Centre is a Notified Body no. 1434. It offers services in the scope of eleven New Approach Directives (regulations of proper ministries):

  • 88/378/EEC - Safety of toys
  • 2004/108/EC - Electromagnetic compatibility
  • 2006/95/EC -€“ Electrical equipment
  • 2006/42/EC - Machinery
  • 90/385/EEC - Active implantable medical devices
  • 93/42/EEC -€“ Medical devices
  • 98/79/EC -€“ In vitro diagnostic medical devices
  • 89/106/EEC - Construction products
  • 94/25/EC -€“ Recreational craft
  • 1996/57/EC -€“ Energy efficiency requirements for household electric refrigerators, freezers and combinations thereof
  • 1999/5/EC -€“ Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment.

The PCBC runs activities in the scope of:

  • Certification of management systems (certificates of PCBC and IQNet)
  • Conformity assessment of products and management systems according to notifications
  • Certification for voluntary marks: B, Q, EKO, Ecolabel
  • Certification of ecological farms
  • Certification of personnel
  • Testing of products
  • Organization of training and improvement of personnel in the field of quality (testing, certification, accreditation)
  • International co-operation.

The PCBC actively co-operates with the European and international organizations within its membership, among others with: CCA, IECEE(CB) and IECEE(CTL), EOQ, EFQM, IQNet.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 April 2014 07:56