Last edited 03 Sep 2017

European Technical Approval

According to approved document B of the building regulations, Fire Safety, a European Technical Approval is:

A favourable technical assessment of the fitness for use of a construction product for an intended use, issued for the purposes of the Construction Products Directive by a body authorised by a Member State to issue European Technical Approvals for those purposes and notified by that Member State to the European Commission.

Where a European Technical Approvals issuing body is:

A body notified under Article 10 of the Construction Products Directive. The details of these institutions are published in the 'C' series of the Official Journal of the European Communities.

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