Notified bodies are the only recognised third party carrying out the assessment of performance of construction products. Notified bodies are designated by EU countries. The European Commission ensures cooperation between notified bodies.
The tasks of notified bodies include
- assessment of the performance of a construction products
- certification of constancy of performance
- factory production control certification
Selection of notified bodies
Notified Bodies are also designated by European Economic Area (EEA) countries, as well as by other countries (e.g. Switzerland or Turkey) with specific agreements with the EU. A list of all official notified bodies under the construction products regulation is available in the NANDO-CPR database.