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19/11/2020

"The ETA route is an integral part of the CPR acquis"

The outgoing EOTA president, Karsten Kathage (DIBt, Germany), looks back and to the future. Due to "Coronavirus delays", I will probably go down in the annals of EOTA as the longest serving EOTA president. It has been an honour to steer the common network of the European Technical Assessment Bodies for the ...

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13/11/2020

Consideration of ETAs issued by UK TABs after 2020-12-31

Consideration of ETAs issued by UK TABs after December 31st Scenario For the time being, products covered by assessments or certificates issued in the United Kingdom can still be marketed in the European Union without restrictions. This will however change as of 1 January 2021 (unless a new agreement with the ...

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29/10/2020

New EADs published

New EADs published A list of new EADs is published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Technical Assessment Bodies are to use methods and criteria provided in the following EADs for assessing the performance of construction products which are covered by those EADs: EAD Number Title 030219-00-0501 Acoustic spray coating based on a water-based ...

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09/10/2020

Already 30 years of EOTA …

EOTA celebrates 30 years at the side of the construction industry The European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) celebrates today a major milestone. For 30 years, our organisation has dedicated its scientific and technological expertise to the service of the construction sector. In the following piece, Paul Caluwaerts, EOTA Secretary General from ...

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21/09/2020

CPR – Added value of the ETA route

CPR – Added value of the ETA route The European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) would like to share with you the main results of the independent study developed by CSIL “EADs and ETAs: Added value to the construction sector”. - Executive Summary - Full report Background The current Construction Product Regulation (CPR) lays down harmonised ...

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21/08/2020

Open letter CPR review continuation ETA route

Open letter CPR review continuation ETA route (Read the full content of the Open letter) The European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) is concerned over the radical changes proposed by the European Commission in the Refined Indicative Options for the Review of the Construction Products Regulation of 8 April 2020, especially with regard to ...

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20/07/2020

Spanish associations and bodies support the continuation of the ETA route in the future CPR framework

Spanish associations and bodies have addressed the benefits of the ETA route as a market-driven instrument for the construction sector in an open letter to Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton and MEPs. The organisations appealed to the European Commission to maintain the ETA route in the event of a revision of ...

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03/07/2020

New EADs published

2020-07-03 New EADs published A list of new EADs is published Official Journal of the European Union. Technical Assessment Bodies are to use methods and criteria provided in the following EADs for assessing the performance of construction products which are covered by those EADs: EAD Number Title 030400-00-0605 Waterproofing kit based on polymeric membranes for in- and ...

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20/04/2020

Survey on added value of ETA route to CE marking successfully completed

Survey on added value of ETA route to CE marking successfully completed EOTA and the Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) thank all manufacturers, associations and members who have taken part in the 2020 survey on the added value of the ETA route to CE marking. The survey was successfully closed on 17th ...

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08/04/2020

The ETA route provides considerable and intrinsic added value to the European construction product market

The ETA route provides considerable and intrinsic added value to the European construction product market   In an open letter to members of the CPR Review Technical Platform, EOTA positions itself clearly in favour of maintaining the ETA route to CE marking in the event of a CPR revision.   The European Commission had called ...

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23/01/2020

EOTA provides comments to European Parliament session on the Construction Products Regulation

EOTA provides comments to European Parliament session on the Construction Products Regulation The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) of the European Parliament held a scrutiny session on the state of the implementation of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) on 22 January 2020. Such scrutiny sessions belong to the means ...

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11/12/2019

EOTA specifications could soon serve as a basis for access to the US market

EOTA specifications could soon serve as a basis for access to the US market European Assessment Documents, or EADs for short, are the basis for European Technical Assessments (ETAs) and thus for marketing construction products all across Europe based on the CE marking. In the future, European Assessment Documents could also serve ...

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20/03/2019

New EADs published

A list of new EADs is published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Since today, Technical Assessment Bodies are to use methods and criteria provided in the following EADs for assessing performance of construction products which are covered by those EADs:  EAD Number  Title  040427-00-0404 Kits for external thermal insulation composite system (ETICS) with ...

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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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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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