7. Many products can be self certified.
- EMC, Low Voltage, most machinery and many other products do not require independent testing to verify compliance
- Higher classes of medical device, PPE, gas appliances and some machinery requires Notified Body involvement.
- It is possible that a notified body may do tests, quality system assessments, or both
- It is up to the manufacturer to decide what testing is required for their product
- It is possible to undertake a wide range of testing for products, so how much you would like to spend will impact how rigorous the testing procedure will be.