|B – Type examination
E – Quality assurance of final product inspection and testing
The notified body examines and certifies that a specimen representative for the production is in conformity with the requirements of the directive and issues a EC type examination certificate.
The manufacturer declares that the product is in conformity with the type described in the EC type examination certificate. He affixes the CE marking, the metrology marking and issues a declaration of conformity.
He has a recognized quality assurance system for final product inspection and testing. The EC-surveillance is carried out by that notified body that has recognized the quality assurance system. The identification number of the notified body is added to the CE marking.