Mercato interno, industria, imprenditoria e PMI

Machinery (MD)

Machinery (MD)

Directive 2006/42/EC

Short name:

Machinery (MD)


Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
OJ No L 157, 9 June 2006


Regulation (EC) N° 596/2009 - adaptation to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny [OJ L 188, 18 July 2009]

Directive 2009/127/EC amending Directive 2006/42/EC with regard to machinery for pesticide application [OJ L 310, 25 November 2009]

Regulation (EU) N° 167/2013 on the approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles [OJ L 60, 2 March 2013]

Directive 2014/33/EU relating to lifts and safety components for lifts [OJ L 96, 29 March 2014]

Guide for application:

Guidance on CE marking for professionals

Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

Commission contact point:

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Ms Felicia STOICA, Tel +32 2 295 67 79
Webpage on machinery

For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations

Since 1 December 2018 the references of harmonised standards are published in, and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of 'Commission implementing decisions'.

The references published under Directive 2006/42/EC on Machinery are found in the Commission communication published in OJ C 092 of 9 March 2018 and in the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/436 of 18 March 2019 (OJ L 75, 19 March 2019) listed below. They need to be read together, taking into account that the decision modifies some references published in the Communication.