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 co-operation between Notified Bodies.
The tasks of notified bodies include:
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.