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16/11/2018

New EADs published

Today, the European Commission communicated 22 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). The new reference list includes two listing which converts European Technical Approval Guideline (ETAG) 027 and 034. The phased conversion of ETAGs developed under the Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC) ...

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12/10/2018

New EADs published

Today, the European Commission communicated 6 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). Full text of the EADs are published on our website for free download: Publications -> EAD The ETA route to CE marking is open to all manufacturers of construction products whose ...

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10/08/2018

New EADs published

Today, the European Commission communicated 6 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). The new reference list includes one listing which converts European Technical Approval Guideline (ETAG) 001 part 6. The phased conversion of ETAGs developed under the Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC) into ...

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29/06/2018

New EADs published

Today, the European Commission communicated 8 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). Full text of the EADs are published on our website for free download from next week onwards: Publications -> EAD The ETA route to CE marking is open to all manufacturers ...

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25/05/2018

Data protection in EOTA

Since 25 May 2018 the new General Data Protection Declaration (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) is in force. The GDPR contains privacy rules to better secure personal data in all European Member States. As an international organization and body pursuing an aim of general European interest, EOTA has established already strict confidentiality rules ...

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09/03/2018

New EADs cited in OJEU

Today, the European Commission communicated 7 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU). Full text of the EADs are published on our website for free download from next week onwards: Publications -> EAD The ETA route to CE marking is open to all manufacturers ...

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20/02/2018

No repeal of the Construction Products Regulation wanted

Today an open letter was sent to Members of the European Parliament, the European Commission and Members of Standing Committee for Construction (SCC) promoting the importance of the ETA route to CE marking of construction products. The undersigning parties, amongst them major umbrella associations active in the construction sector, spoke in ...

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09/02/2018

New EADs published

Today, the European Commission communicated 7 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). Full text of the EADs are published on our website for free download: Publications -> EAD The ETA route to CE marking is open to all manufacturers of construction products whose ...

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19/01/2018

New EADs published

Today, 7 new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) were cited in the Official Journal of the European Union (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/oj/direct-access.html). The EADs will be published by us on Monday 2018-01-22 on our website for free download: Publications -> EAD The ETA route to CE marking is open to all manufacturers of construction products ...

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15/12/2017

New EADs published and more ETAGs transformed

New EADs published Today, seventeen new references to EADs (European Assessment Documents) were cited in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU). The new reference list includes nine listings which convert European Technical Approval Guidelines (ETAGs) into EADs, namely transforming ETAG 001 part 5, 013, 018 (all parts), 026 part (1, ...

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19/07/2017

EOTA appoints new Secretary General

The European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) has appointed a new Secretary General. As of beginning of July, 42-year-old Sergio Vazquez Jimenez from Spain heads the EOTA office in Brussels. Before joining EOTA, Mr. Vazquez, a technical architect and manager, has worked in various roles in the construction industry. His expertise includes ...

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11/11/2016

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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31/12/2015

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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20/12/2015

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 - www.eur-lex.eu). This has been decided in agreement with the European ...

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26/11/2014

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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27/05/2014

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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19/03/2014

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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