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Declaration of Performance (DoP) and CE marking

Definition and objectives

The Declaration of Performance (DoP) is the key concept in the Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

The DoP serves to deliver the information about the essential characteristics of the product that a manufacturer wants to make available on the market.

The manufacturer shall draw up a Declaration of Performance when a product covered by a harmonised standard (hEN) or a European Technical Assessment (ETA) is placed on the market.

The manufacturer, by drawing up a DoP, assumes the responsibility for the conformity of the construction product with the declared performance.

A copy of the DoP of each product which is made available on the market shall be supplied either in paper form or by electronic means or on a website.

Some manufacturers make available to potential customers the copy of DoP(s) drawn up for their product(s) or performance information on their products in another format. Such information may help the potential user to decide to buy, amongst all the products available on the market, the one which is fit for the use he intends to give to such product.

The DoP constitutes then the key element in the functioning of the Internal Market for construction products by providing it with the necessary transparency and by establishing a clear system of allocation of the responsibilities between actors.

Website supply of DoPs

The Commission adopted on 30 October 2013 Delegated Regulation No 157/2014 pdf български (bg) czech (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) Français (fr) Gaeilge (ga) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu (lv) lietuvių (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) (OJ L 52,8.2.2014, p.1) concerning the conditions for making a copy of a declaration of performance on construction products available on a website.

  • FAQs on website-supply of DoPs PDF [50 KB]
  • Study on possible national legal obstacles to full recognition of electronic processing of performance information on construction products (under CPR)

Final general report PDF [1 MB]

BelgiumPDF [305 KB]

BulgariaPDF [475 KB]

Czech RepublicPDF [332 KB]

DenmarkPDF [298 KB]

GermanyPDF [298 KB]

EstoniaPDF [274 KB]

IrelandPDF [317 KB]

GreecePDF [311 KB]

SpainPDF [459 KB]

FrancePDF [525 KB]

CroatiaPDF [312 KB]

IcelandPDF [285 KB]

ItalyPDF [329 KB]

CyprusPDF [284 KB]

LiechtensteinPDF [311 KB]

LatviaPDF [320 KB]

LithuaniaPDF [391 KB]

LuxembourgPDF [452 KB]

HungaryPDF [305 KB]

MaltaPDF [378 KB]

NetherlandsPDF [308 KB]

NorwayPDF [273 KB]

AustriaPDF [254 KB]

PolandPDF [357 KB]

PortugalPDF [395 KB]

RomaniaPDF [334 KB]

SloveniaPDF [304 KB]

SlovakiaPDF [308 KB]

FinlandPDF [355 KB]

SwedenPDF [360 KB]

United KingdomPDF [298 KB]

 

 

National CPR product contact points

Under the Construction Products Regulation (Art. 10) Member States shall give information on rules and regulations for construction products. These product contact points PDF [134 KB] have to be established by 1 July 2013.

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