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New EADs published

Today new EADs (European Assessment Documents) were cited in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU). These EADs are published by us on our website for free download: Publications -> EAD Manufacturers interested are invited to assess their construction products via the ETA route with our Technical Assessment Bodies (TABs). Our TABs ...

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Let's launch our Case for a Fire Safety Strategy!

EOTA, through its Members (TABs), provides for the necessary tools to individually assess construction products with regard to their reaction and resistance to fire. Therefore, EOTA is pleased to be supporting the involvement in Fire Safety as being a major issue for coordinated action in Europe. Today, Thursday 24 November, the ...

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EOTA: a competent partner for the construction sector
ETA: a reliable way to CE-marking

For the third time since the implementation of the Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 (CPR), EOTA met all stakeholders and the European Commission together at the EOTA Stakeholder Advisory Group Conference on 10th November 2016 in Brussels. EOTA plays an important role for construction products not covered by harmonised standards, especially ...

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DIBt Vice President elected as the new President of EOTA

The General Assembly of EOTA on April 19, 2016, unanimously voted Dr.-Ing. Karsten Kathage as President of the European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA). With immediate effect he indicated having big plans for the organisation. The 52-year old succeeded Yannick Lemoigne of the French Technical Assessment Body, CSTB. Yannick Lemoigne concluded ...

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Database for ETAssessments

In November EOTA launched the new look of the ETA Public Database online. The update (migration of data) was processed until end of 2015. Further development of the tool will allow real-time information about the status of issued ETAs by Technical Assessment Bodies. EOTA Secretariat has stored more than 1900 references to ...

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EADs available to Notifying Authorities prior to OJEU citation

In fulfillment of the provisions laid down in the Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 (CPR), EOTA holds the adopted European Assessment Documents (EAD) publicly available to Notifying Authorities prior to citation in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU - This has been decided in agreement with the European ...

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For the first time the EC has communicated EADs in the OJEU. These EADs have been adopted by EOTA under the CPR. On 10th of July 2015 the European Commission for the first time has published in the Official Journal of the European Union (2015/C 226/05) the references of nine European Assessment Documents elaborated ...

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EAD-format available!

In the view of effective implementation of Construction Products Regulation, the Commission together with EOTA elaborated and concluded the final of EAD-Format. The adaptation of the already elaborated EADs to this format does not have an impact on ETAs already issued based on these EADs. With the support of Technical Assessment Bodies (TABs) ...

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EADs and publication

EOTA has developed until today more than 40 European Assessment Documents (EADs) following the criteria and requirements of the Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 (CPR). This Regulation came fully into force on 1st July 2013. These EADs may be used by Technical Assessment Bodies (TABs) for further assessments of products related to other ...

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Reference of ETAG used as EAD is published on NANDO

Today the European Commission provided on NANDO site the complete list of ETAGs used as EAD under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) for the issuing of European Technical Assessments. This allows Member States to notify NBs for ETAGs used in line with Art 66(3) of the CPR. The information is now available ...

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Development of ETAGS used as EADs into EADs

European Technical Approval Guidelines (ETAGs) have been elaborated under the Construction Products Directive (EEC) No 89/106. As technology and experience further develops and innovation is a steady fact in manufacturing processes, the ETAGs published until June 2013 under CPD will be revised and merged in European Assessment Documents in accordance to ...

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EC confirmed that ETAGs can be used as EADs

Today the European Commission confirmed that the aim of the CPR co-legislators has been to ensure that the consolidated technical knowledge which found its place in the European Technical Approval Guidelines (ETAGs) elaborated under the Construction Products Directive could be used to provide the technical basis for issuing ETAssessments (ETA). Emphasis ...

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