A Notified Body, in the European Union, is an organisation that has been accredited by a Member State to assess whether a product meets certain preordained standards and Assessment can include inspection and examination of a product, its design and manufacture.
With this Declaration of Conformity, the manufacturer can label the product with the CE Mark, which is required for distribution and sale in the EU.
More generally, a Notified Body is a third-party, accredited body which is entitled by an Accreditation Body. Upon definition of standards and regulations, the Accreditation Body may allow a Notified Body to provide verification and certification services. These services are meant to ensure and assess compliance to the previously defined standards and regulations, but also to provide an official certification mark or a declaration of conformity.
I arbejdsgrupperne/Working Group udarbejdes der recommandation for use (RFU) . RFU kan være er en fortolkning af et punkt i direktivet , eller et punkt i en standard.
Guideline for PED i stedet for RFU: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/pressure-and-gas/documents/ped/guidelines/index_en.htm
Guideline for ATEX i stedet for RFU: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/mechanical/documents/guidance/atex/application/