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Mutual Recognition Agreement between the European Union and Switzerland

The MRA between the EU and Switzerland is operational for the following sectors:

  • Machinery (Chapter 1)  
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Chapter 2)
  • Toys (Chapter 3)
  • Medical Devices (Chapter 4)
  • Gas appliances and boilers (Hot water boilers) (Chapter 5)
  • Pressure vessels (Chapter 6)
  • Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (Chapter 7)
  • Electrical equipment (Chapter 8)
  • Measuring instruments and pre-packages (Chapter 11)
  • Motor Vehicles (Chapter 12)
  • Agricultural and forestry tractors (Chapter 13)
  • Good Laboratory Practice - GLP (Chapter 14)
  • Medicinal products, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), inspection batch and certification (Chapter 15)
  • Construction products (Chapter 16)

List of approved conformity assessment bodies designated by Switzerland  

  1. to be found in the NANDO database

  2. NOT in the NANDO database

Chapter 12

Swiss authorities responsible for type-approval, technical services and testing bodies under motor vehicles chapters

Sector

Body

Id.
No.

Address

Telephone/Fax

Date of validation

Directive

Motor Vehicles
(Type-approval)

Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA)

na

CH-3003 Berne

Mr Stefan Wenger

Tel: +41 31 323 42 35
Fax: +41 31 323 43 01

stefan.wenger@astra.admin.ch

28/01/2003

70/156/EEC

Motor Vehicles
(Type-approval)

Bundesamt für Kommunikation (BAKOM)

na

Rue de l'Avenir
CH-2501 Berne

Mr Gerhard Käser

Tel: +41 32 327 55 65
Fax: +41 32 327 55 58

gerhard.kaeser@bakom.admin.ch

28/01/2003

74/61/EEC

Motor Vehicles
(Type-approval)

Vereinigung kantonaler Feuerversicherungen (VKF)

na

Bundesgasse 20
CH-3011 Bern

Mr K. Steck

Tel: +41 31 320 22 22
Fax: +41 31 320 22 99

28/01/2003

95/28/EC
98/91/EC

Motor Vehicles
(Type-approval)

Schweizerischer Verein für technische Inspektionen (SVTI)
c/o Eidgenössisches Gefahrengutinspektorat (EGI)

na

Richtistrasse 15
CH-8304 Wallisellen

Mr Beat Schüpbach

Tel: +41 1 877 61 11
Fax: +41 1 877 62 14

beat.schuepbach@svti.ch

28/01/2003

98/91/EEC

Motor Vehicles
(Testing)

Schweizerischer Verein für technische Inspektionen (SVTI)
c/o Eidgenössisches Gefahrengutinspektorat (EGI)

na

Richtistrasse 15
CH-8304 Wallisellen

Mr Beat Schüpbach

Tel: +41 1 877 61 11
Fax: +41 1 877 62 14

beat.schuepbach@svti.ch

28/01/2003

98/91/EEC

Motor Vehicles
(Testing)

Bundesamt für Metrologie
(METAS)

na

Lindenweg 50
CH-3084 Wabern

Mr Hans Lehmann

Tel: +41 31 323 33 43
Fax: +41 31 323 32 10

hans.lehmann@metas.ch
http://www.metas.ch/certification

28/01/2003

70/388/EEC
76/757/EEC
76/758/EEC
76/759/EEC
76/760/EEC
76/761/EEC
76/762/EEC
77/538/EEC
77/539/EEC
77/540/EEC
92/24/EEC

Motor Vehicles
(Testing)

Montena EMC SA

na

Route de Montenaz 75
CH-1728 Rossens

Mr Jacques Ding

Tel: +41 26 411 93 33
Fax: +41 26 411 93 30

jacques.ding@montena.com

21/10/2005

72/245/EEC

Motor Vehicles
(Testing)

Dynamic Test Center (DTC)

na

Route Principale
CH-2537 Vauffelin

Mr. Bernhard Gerster

Tel: +41 32 321 66 00
Fax: +41 32 321 66 01

info@dtc-ag.ch
www.dtc-ag.ch

17/06/2009

70/157/EEC
71/320/EEC
74/408/EEC
76/115/EEC

Chapter 13

Swiss authorities responsible for type-approval, technical services and testing bodies under motor vehicles chapters

Sector

Body

Id.
No.

Address

Telephone/Fax

Date of validation

Directive

Agricultural and forestry tractors
(Type-approval)

Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA)

na

CH-3003 Berne

Mr Stefan Wenger

Tel: +41 31 323 42 35
Fax: +41 31 323 43 01

stefan.wenger@astra.admin.ch

28/01/2003

74/150/EEC

Agricultural and forestry tractors
(Type-approval)

Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon (ART)

na

CH-8356 Ettenhausen

Mr Marco Landis

Tel: +41 52 368 33 35
Fax: +41 52 365 11 90

marco.landis@art.admin.ch

28/01/2003

77/536/EEC
77/311/EEC
79/622/EEC
86/298/EEC 87/402/EEC

Agricultural and forestry tractors
(Testing)

Bundesamt für Metrologie (METAS)

na

Lindenweg 50
CH-3084 Wabern

Mr Hans Lehmann

Tel: +41 31 323 33 43
Fax: +41 31 323 32 10

hans.lehmann@metas.ch
http://www.metas.ch/certification

28/01/2003

79/532/EEC

Agricultural and forestry tractors
(Testing)

Dynamic Test Center (DTC)

na

Route Principale
CH-2537 Vauffelin

Mr. Bernhard Gerster

Tel: +41 32 321 66 00
Fax: +41 32 321 66 01

info@dtc-ag.ch
www.dtc-ag.ch

17/06/2009

78/764/EEC

Chapter 14

(Good Laboratory Practice-GLP)
For the purpose of this Sectoral Chapter, 'Conformity Assessment Bodies' means the test facilities recognised under the GLP monitoring programme of each Party.

Chapter 15

(Medicinal products, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) inspection and batch certification)
For the purpose of this Sectoral Chapter, 'Conformity Assessment Bodies' means the official GMP inspection services [30 KB] of each Party.

List of approved conformity assessment bodies (CABs) designated by the EU Member States

  1. to be found in the NANDO database

  2. not in the NANDO database

Chapter 11 (Measuring instruments and prepackages)
For the purpose of this Sectoral Chapter, 'Conformity Assessment Bodies' also means Competent Authorities pdf - 81 KB [81 KB] (verification services and laboratories) responsible for calibration.

Chapter 12 (Motor vehicles) and 13 (Agricultural or forestry tractors)
For the purpose of these Sectoral Chapters, 'Conformity Assessment Bodies' means the authorities responsible for type-approval, technical services and testing bodies.

Chapter 14 (Good Laboratory Practice-GLP)
For the purpose of this Sectoral Chapter, 'Conformity Assessment Bodies' means the test facilities recognised under the GLP monitoring programme of each Party.

Chapter 15 (Medicinal products, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) inspection and batch certification)
For the purpose of this Sectoral Chapter, 'Conformity Assessment Bodies' means the official GMP inspection services pdf - 139 KB [139 KB] of each Party.

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