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The purpose of this Web service is to provide access to the latest lists of references of harmonised standards and of other European standards published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).

A harmonised standard is a European standard elaborated on the basis of a request from the European Commission to a recognised European Standards Organisation to develop a European standard that provides solutions for compliance with a legal provision. Such a request provides guidelines which requested standards must respect to meet the essential requirements or other provisions of relevant European Union harmonisation legislation...

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References of harmonised standards and of other European standards published in the OJEU


Conformity assessment and management systems


Consumers and workers protection

Energy efficiency

Electric and electronic engineering

Healthcare engineering

Measuring technology

Mechanical engineering and means of transport





European Standardisation Organisations: more info on the content of European standards

For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations or their national member organisations:

  • CEN: the European European Committee for Standardization
  • CENELEC: the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
  • ETSI: the European Telecommunications Standards Institute


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