The Assessment Of Conformity Of Electrical Equipment For The Limit Voltage

Original Language Title: posuzování shody elektrických zařízení pro mezní napětí

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118/2016 Sb.



GOVERNMENT REGULATION



of 30 March 2004. March 2016



on conformity assessment of electrical equipment designed for use within

certain voltage limits when they are making available on the market



The Government directs pursuant to § 4 and § 50 para. 5 of law No. 90/2016 Coll.

conformity assessment of specified products when they are making available on the market (hereinafter

"the Act"):



§ 1



The subject of the edit



(1) this regulation incorporates the relevant provision of the European Union ^ 1) and

regulates the technical requirements for electrical equipment for

use within certain voltage limits, which must comply when placing on the

the market, the conditions and procedures for their supply on the market, and the method of assessing

of conformity.



(2) this Regulation applies to electrical equipment designed for use

the voltage rating of the AC from 50 to 1 000 V and for

the direct current from 75 to 1 500 V (hereinafter referred to as "electrical equipment").



(3) this Regulation shall not apply to equipment and radio-electrical

interference referred to in annex 2 to this regulation.



§ 2



Technical requirements for electrical equipment



Basic technical requirements for electrical installations are the basic

the requirements of the safety objectives for electrical equipment designed for

use within certain voltage limits set out in annex 1 to this

of the regulation. Meet the essential technical requirements shall be demonstrated

conformity assessment.



§ 3



Making available on the market



On the market can supply only electrical devices that are built in

accordance with good practice in terms of technical security and which, for the

provided that they are properly installed and maintained and used for its intended

for which it was made, it does not endanger the health and safety of persons, domestic

animals or property.



§ 4



The manufacturer of the



(1) the manufacturer before placing electrical equipment on the market shall ensure that

This device was designed and built in compliance with the essential

technical requirements set out in annex 1 to this regulation,

shall draw up the technical file referred to in annex 3 to this

Regulation and carry out or have carried out the conformity assessment procedure provided for

in annex 3 to this regulation.



(2) if the compliance of electrical equipment with basic technical

the requirements set out in annex 1 to this regulation established

the conformity assessment procedure, manufacturers shall draw up the EU Declaration of conformity and

According to § 12 shall affix the CE marking.



(3) the manufacturer shall keep the technical documentation and the EU Declaration of conformity

for 10 years since the introduction of the electrical equipment on the market.



(4) the manufacturer shall ensure that such procedures were put in place, through the

which mass produced products are in conformity with the requirements laid down

This regulation, even in the cases when there are changes to the design or

the parameters of the electrical equipment or the changes in the harmonised standards

referred to in section 10, paragraph 1. 1 (b). and), international standards referred to in article 10

paragraph. 1 (b). (b)), the Czech technical standards referred to in section 10, paragraph 1. 1

(a). (c)) or other documents that prescribe the technical requirements,

that has the electrical equipment comply with the (hereinafter referred to as "the technical

specification "), on the basis of the conformity of the electrical equipment

declares.



(5) the manufacturer shall carry out in order to protect the health and safety of the final

users sample testing of electrical equipment that came on the market and other

the necessary investigation, if this is necessary due to the risks

electrical equipment represents, relative to the intended use by the manufacturer

the use of the. The manufacturer shall conduct these tests and investigations to the extent necessary for the

the confirmation or refutation of the risks involved. The producer keeps records

complaints, non-conforming electrical equipment and devices that have downloaded

out of circulation, and continually inform distributors of those activities.



(6) the manufacturer shall ensure that the electronic devices, which stated

on the market bear a type, batch or serial number or other element

allowing their identification, or, where the size or

the nature of the electrical equipment does not allow it, that the required information

listed on its packaging or in a document attached to the electrical

device.



(7) the manufacturer shall, on the electrical equipment or, where that is not possible,

on the packaging or in a document accompanying the electrical equipment of your name

or trade name or trademark and the address for

service, at which he can be contacted. Address for service must be

the address of the place in which the manufacturer can be actually reach you. Contact

details are given in a language easily understood by end-users and

the supervisory authority.



(8) the manufacturer shall ensure that the electrical equipment is accompanied by instructions

and safety information in Czech language. These tutorials, security

information and any labelling must be clear, comprehensible and easily

to understand.



§ 5



Authorized representative



Authorized representative shall keep the EU Declaration of conformity and the technical

documentation for the requirements of a supervisory authority for a period of 10 years after the

the electrical equipment on the market.



§ 6



The importer



(1) the importer before placing electrical equipment on the market shall ensure that

the manufacturer has performed the conformity-assessment procedure, developed by the technical

the documentation placed on the electrical equipment of the CE marking, to

It required documents and has complied with the requirements set out in section 4, paragraph 4. 6 and 7.



(2) the importer shall indicate on the electrical equipment or, where that is not possible, to

packaging or in a document accompanying the electrical equipment of your name or

business name or trade mark and the address for service, at

which he can be contacted. Contact details are given in a language easily

understood by end-users and the supervisory authority.



(3) the importer shall ensure that the electrical equipment is accompanied by instructions

and safety information in Czech language.



(4) the importer performs in order to protect the health and safety of the final

users sample testing of electrical equipment placed on the market and other

the necessary investigation, if that is appropriate to the risks which electrical

a device represents. The importer performs these tests and investigations to the extent

required for confirmation or refutation of the risks involved. The importer

keeps records of complaints, of non-conforming electrical equipment and

electrical equipment, which pulled out of circulation, and such

activities inform distributors.



(5) the importer for a period of 10 years following the placing on the market of electrical equipment

stores a copy of the EU Declaration of conformity at the disposal of the supervisory authority and the

ensures that the supervisory authority on request can be submitted to the technical

documentation.



§ 7



Distributor



The distributor prior to delivery of the electrical equipment on the market shall verify that



and) electrical equipment bears the CE marking, the



(b) electrical equipment) are accompanied by the required documents and tutorials and

safety information in Czech language and



(c) manufacturers and importers meet) the requirements set out in section 4, paragraph 4.

6 and 7 and § 6 para. 2.



§ 8



Time to identify the operator



Economic operator for a period of 10 years from the delivery of electrical equipment to the

the market keeps the data that can be used at the request of the supervisory authority to determine

an economic operator who has supplied him with electrical equipment or which

it, he added.



§ 9



The conformity assessment procedure



Procedure for assessment of conformity of the electrical equipment is an internal control

production (module A) laid down in annex 3 to this regulation.



§ 10



Presumption of conformity



(1) where electrical equipment is in conformity with the



a) ^ 2) harmonised standards or parts thereof, for which

published references in the official journal of the European Union,



b) safety standards laid down in the provisions of international

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), if the standards referred to in point (a)

and have not been created yet) and published and if this safety

the provisions of the European Commission published, or



(c) the safety provisions of Czech) technical standards, if

There are no technical standards referred to in point (a)), or (b)),



It is considered that it is in compliance with the technical requirements

set out in annex 1 to this regulation, to which these standards

or parts thereof.



(2) Office for standards, metrology and testing

be published in the journal of the Office for standards, metrology and

information about State testing standards referred to in paragraph 1 (b). (b)), and (c)).



§ 11



EU Declaration of conformity



(1) the EU Declaration of conformity to meet the essential requirements

set out in annex 1 to this regulation.



(2) the EU Declaration of conformity shall be drawn up in accordance with the specimen in annex

No 4 to this regulation. The Declaration contains the information specified in the module and

referred to in annex 3 to this regulation and must still be

updated. EU Declaration of conformity is also translated into the language or

languages required by the Member State of the European Union, in which the electric

a device placed or made available on the market.



(3) where electrical equipment is subject to more Community harmonisation

European Union legislation providing for the elaboration of EU Declaration of conformity,

draw up a single EU Declaration of conformity with links to all of these

legislation under which it was considered a match, including links to their


publication. This single EU Declaration of conformity may take the form of a folder

consisting of declarations of conformity issued to individual regulations.



§ 12



Affixing the CE marking



CE mark, which is to be placed before placing electrical equipment on

market, are placed on the electrical equipment or to its data plate. If

due to the nature of the electrical equipment is not possible or not warranted,

placed on the packaging and accompanying documents.



section 13 of the



Formal defects



A formal deficiency is considered when



and) the CE marking was placed in breach of article. 30 of the regulation of the European

Parliament and of the Council (EC) no 765/2008 of 9 June. July 2008 laying

sets out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of

products on the market and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 339/93 or with section

12,



(b)) the CE marking has not been affixed,



c) EU Declaration of conformity has not been drawn up,



d) EU Declaration of conformity has not been drawn up in accordance with this

by regulation,



e) technical documentation is missing or incomplete,



f) information laid down in paragraph 4, paragraph 4. 7 or § 6 para. 2 are missing or

are incorrect or incomplete, or



g) was not fulfilled other administrative requirement referred to in paragraph 4 or in section

6.



§ 14



Transitional provision



Electrical equipment complying with the requirements fixed by regulation of the Government No.

17/2003 Coll. may continue to be supplied to the market, if it has been placed on the market

20. April 2016.



§ 15



Regulation (EEC)



Government Regulation No. 17/2003 Coll. laying down technical requirements for

electrical low voltage equipment, is hereby repealed.



section 16 of the



The effectiveness of the



This Regulation shall enter into force on 20 March 2004. April 2016.



Prime Minister:



Mgr. Sobotka in r.



Minister of industry and trade:



Ing. Mládek, CSc., r.



Č. 1



THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS OF THE SAFETY OBJECTIVES FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT DESIGNED

FOR USE WITHIN CERTAIN VOLTAGE LIMITS



1. General conditions



and) on the electrical equipment or, where that is not possible, in the attached

the document must be given basic information and instructions of which knowledge and

compliance shall ensure that electrical equipment was used safely and to

the purpose for which it was made,



(b)) the electrical equipment and its components must be carried out so as to

can be safely and properly assembled and connected,



(c)) the electrical equipment must be designed and constructed so that the

guaranteed protection against the hazards set out in points 2 and 3, if the

used for the purposes for which it was made and is adequately maintained.



2. protection against hazards which may be caused by electric

device



In accordance with paragraph 1 shall be the technical measures designed to



and) persons and domestic animals are adequately protected against the danger of

physical injury or other harm which might be caused by

through direct contact or indirectly,



(b)) that temperatures, arcs or radiation which could

be dangerous,



(c)) persons, domestic animals and property are adequately protected against

as examples of the dangers of the character, which, according to experience

be caused by electrical equipment, and



(d)) that the insulation must foreseeable conditions.



3. protection against hazards which can be caused by external

influences on the electrical equipment



In accordance with paragraph 1 shall be made for measures of a technical nature, which

ensure that the electrical equipment



and meets the expected conditions) mechanical stress to

to avoid danger to persons, domestic animals and property,



(b)) was that the anticipated environmental conditions resistant to

other than mechanical factors so as to avoid risks

of persons, domestic animals and property, and



c) foreseeable conditions of overload do not endanger persons, domestic

animals and property.



Č. 2



EQUIPMENT AND PHENOMENA OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF THIS REGULATION



This Regulation shall not apply to



1. electrical equipment intended for use in potentially

the explosion,



2. electrical equipment for Radiology and medical purposes,



3. electrical parts for goods and passenger lifts



4. electrical energy meters,



5. plugs and socket outlets for household



6. for the power supply of the electric fence,



7. radio-electrical interference,



8. specialized electrical equipment, for use on ships,

airplanes and railways which comply with safety regulations

drawn up by international bodies in which the Member States of the European

the Union represented,



9. the evaluation kits tailor-made for professionals exclusively for the

the purposes of use in the research and development of devices used for such

purposes.



Č. 3



The internal production control (module A)



1. Internal production control



Internal production control is the conformity assessment procedure whereby the manufacturer

performs the activities provided for in paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 and on their own responsibility

ensures and declares that the electrical equipment meets the requirements

This regulation, which applies to them.



2. Technical documentation



The manufacturer shall establish the technical documentation. The documentation must allow

assessment of the conformity of the electrical equipment with the applicable requirements and

contains an adequate analysis and assessment of the risk. The technical documentation

shall specify the applicable requirements and to the extent necessary for the assessment,

cover the design, manufacture and operation of the electrical equipment. Technical

the dossier shall include, if applicable, at least the following

Essentials



and a general description of the electrical equipment),



b) conceptual design and manufacturing drawings and schemes of components, sub-assemblies,

circuit design, design documentation, if any,



c) descriptions and explanations necessary for the understanding of said drawings and

schemes and the operation of the electrical equipment,



(d)) the list of harmonized standards, references to which have been published in the

The official journal of the European Union and which have been applied in full

or in part, or the international standards referred to in section 10, paragraph 1. 1 (b). (b))

or Czech technical standards referred to in section 10, paragraph 1. 1 (b). (c)), and

a description of the solutions adopted to meet the essential technical requirements

of this regulation, where those harmonised, international or

national standards have not been applied, including a list of other relevant

the technical specifications that were used. In the case of partially

applied harmonized standards or international standards referred to in section

10, paragraph 1. 1 (b). (b)) or the national standards referred to in section 10, paragraph 1. 1

(a). (c)) in the technical documentation shall specify the parts which have been applied,



e) results of design calculations, examinations carried out, where appropriate,

For more results of the calculations or checks,



f) test reports.



3. production



The manufacturer shall take all measures necessary so that the manufacturing process and its

monitoring ensure conformity of the manufactured electrical equipment with the

the technical documentation referred to in point 2 and with the requirements laid down in this

Regulation that apply to them.



4. CE marking and EU Declaration of conformity



4.1. The manufacturer shall affix the CE marking to each individual electrical device

which meets the requirements laid down in this regulation.



4.2. the manufacturer shall draw up a written EU Declaration of conformity for a product model and

After a period of 10 years following the placing on the market of the electrical equipment, together with

the technical documentation at the disposal of the supervisory authority. IN THE EU

Declaration of conformity shall identify the electrical equipment, for which it has been

drawn up.



A copy of the EU Declaration of conformity shall on request provide the supervisory authority.



5. Authorized Representative



The activities of the manufacturer referred to in point 4 may be on its behalf and on its

the responsibility fulfilled by his authorised representative, if the manufacturer in

authorised representative established the credentials.



Č. 4



EU Declaration of conformity (# XXXX) ^ 3)

1. Product Model/product (batch number, the product or the type or serial number):



2. the name and address of the manufacturer or his authorised representative:



3. this Declaration of conformity is issued under the sole responsibility of the manufacturer.



4. Object of the Declaration (identification of electrical equipment to allow backward

trace; may include a sufficiently clear representation of the color, if it is

for the identification of the necessary electrical equipment):



5. object of the Declaration described above is in conformity with the relevant Community harmonisation

the legislation of the European Union:



6. references to the relevant harmonised standards which have been applied, or to other

technical specifications by reference to which conformity is declared:



7. Additional information:



Signed for and on behalf of:

(place and date of issue):

(name, function) (signature):



1) directive of the European Parliament and of the Council/35/EU of 26 March. February

2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the

the delivery of electrical equipment designed for use within certain limits

the tension on the market.



2) article 2, point 1. (a). (c)) the European Parliament and of the Council (EU)

No 1025/2012 of 25 June. October 2012 on European standardisation, change

Council Directives 89/686/EEC and 93/15/EEC and the directives of the European Parliament and of the

Council Directive 94/9/EC, 94/25/EC, 95/16/EC, 97/23/EC, 98/34/EC, 2004/22/EC,

2007/23/EC, 2009/23/EC and 2009/105/EC and repealing Council decision


87/95/EEC and European Parliament and Council decision No 1673/2006/EC.



3) the manufacturer may give the number of the Declaration of conformity.

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