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Upcoming meetings

  • General Assembly of EOTA, Brussels, 10 December 2020 (*)
  • Technical Board No. 30, Brussels, 15 and 16 December 2020 (*)
(*) Face to face meetings cancelled by coronavirus health crisis. They will be substituted by videoconference meetings.
09/11/2020|

Held between 13 July and 9 November 2020

  • Technical Board No. 29, 22 and 23 September 2020 (*).
(*) Face-to-face meetings cancelled by coronavirus health crisis. Instead, alternative actions are carried out, such as written consultations, reduced meetings through videoconference, informative actions, depending on the nature of the topics to be dealt with.
09/11/2020|

Are there EADs on products for refurbishment works?

Some EAD on specific products for refurbishment works are beginning to emerge, however, there are still a few, e.g. EAD 340392-00-0104 CRM (Composite Reinforced Mortar) Systems for strengthening concrete and masonry structures.

In general, most of the construction products may be used both in new and refurbishment buildings, although in most cases the EAD does not specify both uses.

Some examples where both uses are specified are products and systems for thermal insulation improvement ETICs (EAD 040083-00-0404, EAD 040287-00-0404, EAD 040427-00-0404, etc.), façade rendering systems and products (EAD 090062-00-0404, EAD 0900119-00-0404, etc.) or fire protection mortars (EAD 350140-00-1106).

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Elaboration of ETAs

Between 04.07.2020 and 06.11.2020, ITeC issued twelve ETA and has forty in process. The issued ETAs correspond to the following six EAD and three ETAG (see EOTA website, “Our Publications”).

  • EAD 040089-00-0404, of External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems with renderings for the use on timber frame buildings
    • ETA 19/0605 PRB THERMOBOIS COB, from PRB SA
  • EAD 040287-00-0404, of kits for external thermal insulation composite system (ETICS) with panels as thermal insulation and discontinuous claddings as exterior skin
    • ETA 20/0246 Baumit CeramicSystem EPS, Baumit CeramicSystem MW, from BAUMIT BETEILIGUNGEN GMBH
  • EAD 090062-00-0404, of kits for external wall claddings mechanically fixed
    • ETA 14/0413 Dekton®, from COSENTINO SAU
  • EAD 340452-00-0204, of building kit based on massive panels with metal frame
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Elaboration of EADs

ITeC has twelve EAD published in the OJEU.
At present, it is working on a further fifteen EAD, three of which are EAD amendments:

  • three have been sent to the Commission for the publication phase.
  • three have already been adopted by EOTA and the corresponding ETA is now under preparation
  • the remaining nine are at different stages of elaboration

Note: the conversion works from the ETAGs to EAD indicated in the first item of this section, are not considered.

09/11/2020|

Conversion of ETA Guidelines – ETAGs – to EAD led by ITeC

  • Conversion from the ETA Guideline for fire retardant products (ETAG 028)

EAD 350865-00-1106 “Fire retardant products”: reference published in the OJEU, dated on 29.10.2020, by means of the Communication 2020/L 359/13. The full text can be consulted in the section “Our Publications” of the EOTA website.

This EAD covers paints and varnishes, intumescent paints, encapsulation coating systems and surface treatments to improve the protected surfaces reaction to fire, as ETAG 028 did, now substituted by this EAD.

  • Conversion from the ETA Guideline on prefabricated units for external wall insulation (ETAG 017)

EAD 040914-00-0404 “Veture kits – Prefabricated units for external wall insulation and their

09/11/2020|

EADs publication in the OJEU

During this period, the Commission Implementing Decision 2020/1574 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union-OJEU, on 29.10.2020.

EAD reference EAD title Superseded document
030219-00-0501 Acoustic spray coating based on a water-based organic binder
030350-00-0402 Liquid applied roof waterproofing kits ETAG 005
030352-00-0503 Liquid applied watertight covering kits for wet room floors and/or walls ETAG 022-1
030378-00-0605 Fully bonded, pre-applied flexible sheet for waterproofing
030436-00-0503 Watertight covering kits based on flexible sheets for wet room floors and/or walls ETAG 022-2
030437-00-0503 Watertight covering kits based on inherently watertight boards for wet room floors and/or walls ETAG 022-3
040083-00-0404 External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) with renderings ETAG 004
040419-00-1201 Thermal insulation board made of pressed rigid polyurethane foam
040914-00-0404 Veture kits –

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Conversion of ETA Guidelines – ETAGs – in progress or pending publication

EADs of the three last ETAG in conversion progress are at the publication phase. We hope that they will be published shortly.

EADs pending publication:

  • EAD on structural sealant glazing systems (conversion from ETAG 002 parts 1 and 3).
  • EAD on non-loadbearing permanent shuttering systems based on hollow blocks or panels of insulating materials and concrete (conversion from ETAG 009).
  • EAD on plastic anchors (conversion from ETAG 020).
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Conversion of ETA Guidelines – ETAGs – with the EAD published

With the publication of the additional EADs of nine ETA Guidelines (ETAGs), there are thirty-seven EAD published based on ETAGs, of which the modification of two has already been published (EAD 330196-01-0604 and EAD 330499-01-0601).

All published EADs can be consulted on the EOTA website under the heading ‘Our Publications’.

With this publication the conversion of 90% of ETAGs (for which the conversion has been initiated) is covered. At present, the publication of the last three EAD on the Official Journal of the European Union OJEU is pending (ETAG 002, ETAG 009 and ETAG 020), see next section of this Report.

09/11/2020|

Change at the head of ITeC’s EOTA Office

Since October 31, Santiago del Pozo is no longer in charge of ITeC’s EOTA Office as he has retired at his retiring age. From November 1 on, María Bento is leading this Office.

Santiago devoted himself to European tasks related to EOTA activity for 23 years, holding different positions in this organisation, coordinating ITeC’s experts works in the institute, providing support to the ETAs and EADs writers, and writing all the previous EOTA Reports.

Santiago, we wish you all the best for the future.

Comment from Santiago
It has been a pleasure for me to develop ITeC’s EOTA Office activities, including the Reports published since 31 May 2014. I want to thank all the people who helped and participated.

09/11/2020|

30 years of EOTA on the side of the construction industry

On October 9, the European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) celebrated 30 years of service to the construction sector.

On this anniversary, EOTA published on its website an article debating both on the way travelled and future challenges. This article was written by one of the main authors of the EOTA launch, Mr. Paul Caluwaerts, Secretary General of EOTA from 1992 until 2012.

For more information, see EOTA news.

This is the moment to think about the way travelled during this time in which multiple challenges have been met, thanks to the collaboration of EOTA members to reach consensus in a multidisciplinary context keeping an eye on industry needs in a construction sector undergoing constant change.

09/11/2020|

Publication of the study on the EADs and ETAs added value, developed by CSIL

Report No. 23 dealt with the study EADs and ETAs: Added value to the construction sector by an independent body –CSIL- Centre for industrial Studies-, at the request of EOTA.

On September 21, EOTA published the final result of this study. The summary and the complete version can be downloaded from the EOTA website.

For more information, see EOTA news.

The objective of this study is to completely analyse the EOTA reality, as well as to clarify some points mentioned by the Commission in its report on EOTA, in November 2019.

The study is summarised in a total of 10 key points and 6 recommendations. The following

09/11/2020|

EOTA open letter on the European Technical Assessment-ETA in the Construction Products Regulation revision

EOTA published an open letter directed to the interested parties -mainly manufacturers and associations-, in which it expresses its concerns about the radical changes proposed by the European Commission for the Regulation revision and compiled in the document Refined Indicative Options for the Review of the Construction Products Regulation of 8 April 2020 (see here), and on its impact on the ETA route.

For more information, see EOTA news

This letter follows the initiative undertaken by the Spanish bodies which in the previous July sent an open letter to the Internal Market Commissioner, Sr Thierry Breton (see Report No. 24).

The interruption of the ETA route would remove the present

09/11/2020|

Public consultation started by the Commission on the Construction Products Regulation revision

After compiling the opinions of the construction sector stakeholders’ representatives in the surveys:

  • for the initial impact assessment (see received comments here), and
  • on the options for the Regulation revision (see results here),

at the beginning of September, the European Commission started a public consultation on the Construction Products Regulation (UE) 305/2011 revision. This consultation is open until 25 December 2020.

The consultation offers to all interested parties and users the opportunity to contribute to a possible Construction Products Regulation review. Its experience and perceptions will help to define the base line, evaluating the possible options for the future, and identifying the best way to be followed.

Access the questionnaire in English,

Upcoming meetings

  • Technical Board No. 29, 22 and 23 September 2020 (*)
  • General Assembly of EOTA, Brussels, 10 December 2020
  • Technical Board No. 30, Brussels, 15 and 16 December 2020
(*) Face-to-face meeting cancelled by coronavirus health crisis. Instead, alternative actions are carried out, such as written consultations, reduced meetings through WebEx, informative actions, depending on the nature of the topics to be dealt with.
13/07/2020|

Held between 13 May and 13 July 2020

  • Technical Board No. 28, Brussels, 10 and 11 June 2020 (*)
(*) Face-to-face meeting cancelled by coronavirus health crisis. Instead, alternative actions are carried out, such as written consultations, reduced meetings through WebEx, informative actions, depending on the nature of the topics to be dealt with.
13/07/2020|

What is the characteristic propensity to undergo continuous smouldering?

This is a new essential characteristic that must be considered in Basic Requirement 2 Security in case of fire, in the Construction Products Regulation framework. It is a characteristic related to reaction to fire of the products classified according to EN 13501-1.

It is based on a phenomenon characteristic of some materials, whose composition could favour that, when exposed to fire and in certain conditions, a continuous smouldering without visible flame, at a relatively low temperature, moves through the body of the material.

This could result in secondary fire focuses. In numerous cases, fires apparently extinct have had re-ignitions due to these latent energy focuses, which remained masked because no flame was developed.

The continuous smouldering can happen, typically, in products or components

13/07/2020|

Elaboration of ETAs

Between 05.05.2020 and 08.07.2020, ITeC issued three ETA and has forty-six in process. The issued ETAs correspond to the following three EAD (see EOTA website, “Our Publications” section).

  • EAD 230145-00-0105, on compound for bitumen and bituminous mixtures made of crumb rubber powder
    • ETA 20/0377 RARX®, from CÍRCULO TECNOLÓGICO 2020 SL
  • EAD 350140-00-1106, on renderings and rendering kits intended for fire resistant applications
    • ETA 18/0456 Perliwool® from MINERAL FIBER SOLUTIONS SL
  • EAD 360001-01-0803, on ventilation systems made of mineral wool with facings on outside and inside
    • ETA 20/122 CLIMAVER® HVAC duct system from SAINT-GOBAIN ISOVER
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Elaboration of EADs

In addition to EAD 090062-00-0404, ITeC has twelve EAD published in the OJEU and is currently working on a further fifteen, three of which are EAD amendments:

  • two have been sent to the Commission for the publication phase
  • four have already been adopted by EOTA and the corresponding ETA is now under preparation
  • the remaining nine are at different stages of elaboration

Note: at this point, the conversion works from the ETA Guidelines to EAD indicated in the first item of this section, are not considered.

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Conversion of ETA Guidelines to EAD led by ITeC

  • Conversion from the ETA Guideline for fire retardant products (ETAG 028)

    After considering the Commission’s comments, the revised EAD was sent to the Commission for publication on 18 December 2019.

  • Conversion from the ETA Guideline on prefabricated units for external wall insulation (ETAG 017) – work led by CSTB-ITeC:

    As yet not published. Sent to the Commission for the final review on 5 June.

    Regarding the second phase of this Guideline conversion, an initial meeting was held on 13 May (kick-off meeting) by videoconference, with ITeC’s participation.

  • Conversion of the ETA Guideline for façade cladding kits (ETAG 034)

    EAD 090062-00-0404 “Kits for external wall claddings mechanically fixed”: reference published in the OJEU, dated on 16.11.2018, by

13/07/2020|

EADs publication in the OJEU

In this period, the Commission Implementing Decision 2019/962 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union-OJEU, on 03.07.2020.

EAD reference EAD title Superseded document
030400-00-0605 Waterproofing kit based on polymeric membranes for in- and outdoor walls and floors of wet areas and swimming pools
040465-00-0404 ETICS with renderings on mono-layer or multi-layer made of timber
040729-00-1201 Thermal insulation made of loose fill mineral wool
041389-00-1201 Boards made of agglomerated natural cork for thermal and acoustic insulation
130186-00-0603 Three-dimensional nailing plates ETAG 015
130118-01-0603 Screws and threaded rods for use in timber constructions 130118-00-0603
130287-00-0603 Profiled aluminium nail for use in timber structures
130308-00-0304 Structural composite lumber product: Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL)
130336-00-0603 Point connector – Dovetail made of polywood for cross laminated timber
130367-00-0304 Composite wood-based beams and columns ETAG 011
160055-00-0301 Lattice girders

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Conversion of ETA Guidelines in progress or pending publication

At the Technical Board meeting no. 28 the current status of the twelve conversions presently in progress was informed.

As indicated in previous Reports four different basic phases can be distinguished in the conversion process from the ETA Guidelines to EAD:

1st Elaboration and adoption by the working group;
2nd Adoption by EOTA – by the designated bodies;
3rd Comments of the Commission – including their consideration;
4th Publication – this may also include the comments of the Commission, in the final review of the EADs;

At this moment, all conversions are at the fourth phase.

Detailed situation of the conversions:

  • EAD on structural sealant glazing systems (conversion from ETA Guideline 002 parts 1 and 3): comments received from the Commission
13/07/2020|

Conversion of ETA Guidelines with the EAD published

With the publication of EADs 130186 and 130367, there are twenty EAD published based on ETA Guidelines, of which the modification of one has already been published.

Published EAD relation:

  • EAD 030351-00-0402, for systems of mechanically fastened flexible roof waterproofing sheets (conversion from ETA Guideline 006): published in the OJEU, on 29.05.2019.
  • EAD 090062-00-0404, for kits for external wall claddings mechanically fixed (conversion from ETA Guideline 034 parts 1 and 2): published in the OJEU, on 16.11.2018.
  • EAD 130186-00-0603, for three-dimensional nailing plates (conversion from ETA Guideline 015): published in the OJEU, on 03.07.2020.
  • EAD 130367-00-0304, for composite wood-based beams and columns (conversion from ETA Guidelines 011): published on 03.07.2020.
  • EADs 160004-00-0301 and 160027-00-0301, for kits of post-tensioning systems for prestressing of
13/07/2020|

Letter to Commissioner Breton from the European Commission to support the ETA route in the revision of the Regulation

Eleven Spanish organisations have written to the Internal Market Commissioner, Mr. Thierry Breton, to request the maintenance of the ETA (European Technical Assessment) route in the Construction Products Regulation revision.

The Commission initiated the Regulation revision process, for which it is considering possible options and consulting the stakeholders of the sector.

The ETA route enables the CE marking of products which cannot take advantage of a harmonised standard. Currently, there are more than 8.000 issued ETA in Europe, for around to 2.700 manufacturers, both SMEs and large enterprises.

This route facilitates improvement and innovation in construction products, as well as their access to the European market. It is, therefore, a key instrument for a wide, complete, and accessible European construction products

13/07/2020|

European Commission’s survey for the inception impact assessment of the Regulation revision

In mid-June, the Commission launched this survey for an inception impact assessment of the Regulation revision on the objectives and options that the Commission is considering. This consultation is addressed to the construction sector stakeholders. Deadline is on 19 August.

With this consultation, the official process of the Regulation revision is initiated. During summer, the Commission has planned to carry out a public survey.

Prior to the survey for the inception impact assessment, the Commission launched a survey on the options for the Regulation revision, also addressed to the stakeholders’ representatives, with deadline on 30 August.

There are then two open surveys for the Regulation revision: one to assess the possible changes and another to assess their impact.

On the basis of the Commission’s Reports

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Upcoming meetings:

  • Technical Board No. 28, Brussels, 10 and 11 June 2020 (*)
  • Technical Board No. 29, 22 and 23 September 2020 (place to be defined)
  • General Assembly of EOTA, Brussels, 10 December 2020
  • Technical Board No. 30, Brussels, 15 and 16 December 2020
(*) Face-to-face meetings cancelled by coronavirus health crisis. Instead, alternative actions are carried out, such as written consultations, reduced meetings through WebEx, informative actions, depending on the nature of the topics to be dealt with.
12/05/2020|

Held between 21 December 2019 and 12 May 2020

  • Technical Board No. 27, Brussels, 11 and 12 March 2020 (*)
  • General Assembly of EOTA, Brussels, 29 April 2020 (*)
(*) Face-to-face meetings cancelled by coronavirus health crisis. Instead, alternative actions are carried out, such as written consultations, reduced meetings through WebEx, informative actions, depending on the nature of the topics to be dealt with.
12/05/2020|

Are there EADs on products for civil engineering works?

A significant number of European Assessment Documents (EAD) published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) cover products for building construction. However, a 15% of the EADs published cover products for civil engineering. Such a percentage may seem insignificant, but this is not the case of the products dealt with in these EAD.

ITeC EOTA Office has drawn the article “Products for civil engineering works in the European Assessment Documents”, which gives an overview of these products, describing their applications, including images which describe them as well as observations on relevant aspects.

12/05/2020|

Elaboration of ETAs

Between 21.12.2019 and 04.05.2020, ITeC issued nine ETA and has forty-seven in process. The issued ETAs correspond to the following five EAD (see EOTA website, “Our Publications” section).

  • EAD 040287-00-0404, on kits for external thermal insulation composite system (ETICS) with panels as thermal insulation and discontinuous claddings as exterior skin.
    • ETA 20/0246 Baumit CeramicSystem EPS, Baumit Ceramic System MW, from Baumit Beteiligungen GmbH.
  • EAD 090034-00-0404, on kits composed by subframe and fixings for fastening cladding and external wall elements.
    • ETA 09/0115 Kit PF-ALU-PL
    • ETA 09/0117 Kit PF-ALU-CER
    • ETA 09/0118 Kit PF-ALU-CLA
    • ETA 13/0309 Kit PF-ALU-HTR
    • ETA 13/0310 Kit PF-ALU-HPL

This five ETA from MECANISMOS, ANCLAJES Y SISTEMAS AUTOPORTANTES SL – MASA

  • EAD 090062-00-0404, on kits
12/05/2020|

Elaboration of EADs

In addition to EAD 090062-00-0404, ITeC has twelve EAD published in the OJEU and is currently working on a further fifteen, three of which are EAD amendments:

  • one has been sent to the Commission for the publication phase
  • five have already been adopted by EOTA and the corresponding ETA is now under preparation
  • the remaining nine are at different stages of elaboration

Note: at this point, the conversion works from the ETA Guidelines to EAD indicated in the first item of this section, are not considered.

12/05/2020|

Conversions of ETA Guidelines to EAD led by ITeC

  • Conversion from the ETA Guideline for fire retardant products (ETAG 028)

    After considering the Commission’s comments, the revised EAD was sent to the Commission for publication on 18 December 2019.

  • Conversion from the ETA Guideline on prefabricated units for external wall insulation (ETAG 017) – work led by CSTB-ITeC:

    Comments received from the Commission at the publication phase are being addressed.

    The second phase of this Guideline conversion has just been initiated, with ITeC participation (see point three, section “EOTA”).

  • Conversion of the ETA Guideline for façade cladding kits (ETAG 034)

    EAD 090062-00-0404 “Kits for external wall cladding mechanically fixed”: reference published in the OJEU, dated on 16.11.2018, by means of the Communication

EADs publication in the OJEU

At the Technical Board meeting in December, the Commission representatives present announced that, during the first quarter of 2020, and no later than the end of March, green-lighted EADs would be published after being revised at the publication phase. This forecast has not been met. For this reason, and taking into account the time elapsed since the last publication, EOTA addressed a letter to Commissioner Thierry Breton for Internal Market, informing him of the situation and requesting that the publication of EADs be prioritised. At present, the Commission’s indications point to June for the next publication of EADs in the OJEU.

12/05/2020|

Conversion of ETA Guidelines in progress or pending publication

At the Technical Board No. 27 the current status of fourteen conversions presently in progress was informed.

As indicated in the previous Reports, four different basic phases can be distinguished in the conversion process from the ETA Guidelines to EAD:

1st Elaboration and adoption by the working group;
2nd Adoption by EOTA – by the designated bodies;
3rd Comments of the Commission – including their consideration;
4th Publication – this may also include the comments of the Commission, in the final review of the EADs;

At this moment, all conversions are at the 4th phase.

Detailed situation of the conversions:

  • EAD on structural sealant glazing systems (conversions from ETA Guideline 002 parts 1 and 3): comments received
12/05/2020|

Conversion of the ETA Guidelines with the EAD published

At present, there are eighteen EAD published based on ETA Guidelines, of which the modification of one has already been published. There have been no changes in this situation in recent months.

Relation of EADs published can be consulted on Report No. 22.

According to indications received, the Commission plans to publish EADs in the OJEU in June. Apparently, it is very interested in publishing pending ETA Guideline conversions.

12/05/2020|

Second step of the ETA Guidelines conversions

While the pending first phase conversions complete their process – they are in the publication phase (see “Conversion of ETA Guidelines in progress or pending publication”) -, second phase conversions have been initiated for the EADs concerning four ETA Guidelines:

  • EAD 040083-00-0404 (Conversion from ETA Guideline 004)

    External thermal insulation composite system (ETICS) with renderings

  • EAD 040914-00-0404 (Conversion from ETA Guideline 017)

    Veture kits – prefabricated units for external wall insulation and their fixing devices.

  • EADs 120093-00-0107, 120109-00-0107, 120110-00-0107, 120111-00-0107, 120112-00-0107, 120113-00-0107 (Conversion from ETA Guideline 032)

    Expansion joints for road bridges

  • EAD 090062-00-0404 (Conversion from ETA Guideline 034)

    Kits for external wall claddings mechanically fixed

On April 10, EOTA called for participation of experts from European associations

12/05/2020|

Study on the added value of EADs and ETAs

CSIL – Centre for industrial Studies, Milan, is completing the study “EADs and ETAs: Added value to the construction sector”, commissioned by EOTA. The objective of this study is to collect objective information on the strengths and challenges of the ETA route for CE marking products without a harmonised standard, as well as to evaluate its relevance in the construction sector.

Within the framework of this study, a survey was carried out which ended on April 17. This survey was aimed at manufacturers, associations and technical assessment bodies, to know their views on the added value of EADs and ETAs. Participation in the survey has been very remarkable.

333 responses to the survey have been received:

  • 73 % from manufacturers
  • 13 % from
12/05/2020|

Agreement with the American organisation ICC-ES

At the end of last year, EOTA signed a cross licencing agreement with the American assessment organisation ICC-ES allowing both sides to share the use of their technical specifications. This agreement will facilitate the marketing of our products in the United States market. ICC-ES develops similar documents to EADs and ETAs for products without a standard and, particularly, for new and innovative products.

ICC-ES develops two types of documents “Acceptance Criteria” and “Evaluation Reports”. The former lay down the criteria for assessing the products and the latter is the assessment of the product for which the manufacturer has requested its assessment.

This is an agreement between both organisations for the use of EADs and “Acceptance Criteria”.

For more information, see

Extension of the EAD scope

At the Technical Board meeting in December, the Commission representatives requested EOTA not to prepare amendments of EADs for those products not included in their scope which do not require any change in the assessment methods. In this way, all the process until the publication of the amended EAD in the OJEU is avoided and the number of EAD versions is reduced.

EOTA agreed to apply this new criterion by consulting the bodies of the product area concerned, when a technical assessment body receives a request for a product or kit.

Since the Technical Board in December, this criterion is being applied and, in parallel, the procedure and conditions for its implementation have been defined.

Although this criterion is not included

12/05/2020|

Article 19, gateway to the European market for products without a harmonised standard

This article of the Regulation on European Assessment Documents (EAD) is a key article. The first paragraph of clause (1) states:

“1. Following a request for a European Technical Assessment by a manufacturer, a European Assessment Document shall be drawn up and adopted by the organisation of TABs for any construction product not covered or not fully covered by a harmonised standard, for which the performance in relation to its essential characteristics cannot be entirely assessed according to an existing harmonised standard, …….”

This article is complemented by Annex II of the Regulation, which sets out the procedure for adopting the European Assessment Document. Point 8 of this Annex provides for the preparation of a European Technical

12/05/2020|

Publication of the Commission Delegated Decision (EU) 2018/779

On May 29, 2018, the following delegated decision, effective twenty days after its publication, was published in the Official Journal of the European Union-OJEU:

  • Delegated Decision (UE) 2018/779 on the applicable system to assess and verify consistency of performance of metal-faced sandwich panels for structural use, pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and Council.
    For these panels, the published decision establishes different systems for the assessment and verification of the constancy of performance (AVCP) depending on the essential characteristics.

This decision will not be applied to metal-faced sandwich panels for non-structural use, regulated in Commission Decision 98/436/CE and 98/437/CE.

For these sandwich panels, the applicable system changes depending on the essential characteristics:
System 2+

11/02/2020|