Declarations of Performance for Ironmongery...

1st July 2013 CE marking and the availability of Declarations of Performance (DoP) become a mandatory legal requirement under the Construction Products Regulation in UK for any product manufactured or imported, placed on the market on or after this date, if it falls under the scope of a harmonised (BS EN) standards as follows:

BS EN 12209 This applies to ALL locks and latches Ė tubular, mortise, rim. If it locks or latches a fire or escape doors, it must be CE marked.

BS EN 14846 This applies to ALL electro-mechanical locks and strikes on fire or escape doors. They must be CE marked.

BS EN 1935 If itís a single axis hinge for hanging a fire or escape doors, it must be CE marked.

BS EN 1154, BS EN 1155, BS EN 1158 If itís a door closer; electro magnetic hold open device; or coordinator (door selector) for a fire doors, it must be CE marked.

BS EN 1125 If itís a panic bar for an Escape Door, it must be CE marked.

BS EN 179 If itís a push pad or emergency escape lever/lockset, for a fire or escape door, it must be CEmarked.

It will be illegal to sell ANY product in these categories that is not fully CE certified with a DoP available. CBS (Midlands) Ltd. will ensure that all their Supply Chain Partners/Manufacturers meet the criteria, and, are able to provide documentation.

CBS (Midlands) Ltd. will supply either an electronic or paper copy of the relevant DoP upon request. Please call the office on 01384 254 015 if you require further information.

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