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EU Noise Directive 2000/14/EC Manufacturers of motorized equipment intended for use outdoors and destined for the European market must comply with EU Noise Directive 2000/14/EC.
The EU Noise Directive 2000/14/EC, which was adopted on 3 July 2000, covers a wide range of products, including but not limited to construction equipment, lift trucks, garden equipment, generators, and compressors.
The EU Noise Directive applies to 57 types of equipment, each defined in Annex I and listed either in Article 12, or Article 13, of the Directive. Equipment listed in Article 12 is subject to noise limits and the involvement of a Notified Body, such as ECM, is mandatory. Equipment listed in article 12 cannot be legally placed on the market without a Notified Body Certification. Equipment not subject to sound power level limitation is listed in Article 13, where ECM can act as a third-party for measurement, or providing needed expertise.
The European Commission assigned a study to evaluate the implementation and administration of EU Noise Directive 2000/14/EC. The main objective of the study was to review the available noise data, the stage I and stage II limits, the feasibility to revise the noise limits and to review the equipment list in Article 12 and 13.
All equipment outlined in the Noise Directive must bear the CE Marking to demonstrate compliance to the Directive. European Union member states must allow equipment bearing the CE Marking to enter their markets, fulfilling the European Union's mandate of free movement of goods and services within its boundaries.
Partnering with ECM will ensure that your products comply with the requirements of EU Noise Directive 2000/14/EC.
ECM provides 2000/14/EC Notified Body holding Notified Body status for the Outdoor Noise Directive 2000/14/EC as well as and many other European Directives.
Contact us for more information on how the EU Noise Directive 2000/14/EC affects your products, how to satisfy the requirements of the Directive, or to select the conformity assessment procedure most suitable for your organization.

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