Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting out the requirements for Accreditation & Market Surveillance relating to the Marketing of Products 2007/0029 (COD)

Published: 20 April 2007

Policies & Issues: Internal Market - Compliance, Standards & Enforcement

Orgalime welcomes this proposal of Regulation on accreditation and market surveillance and the closely related Decision on the common framework for the marketing of products: they are a further step towards improving public trust in the internal market, which is key to both consumer confidence in the products they buy and to the confidence that companies should be entitled to have when operating on a level playing field for manufacturing and placing their products on the EU market.

While mutual recognition is about building trust among Member States in each other’s proficiency to control the market, full harmonisation is about achieving the trust of economic operators, their customers and public authorities on the basis of a common and efficient framework. Market surveillance is important not only for protecting health, safety or the environment, but also for ensuring a level playing field between manufacturers and other economic operators placing products on the EU single market.

Related Position Papers

Orgalim Key Recommendations on the Single Market [30 May 2024]

Internal Market: Orgalim response to the European Commission Call for Evidence for an evaluation of Regulation 1025/2012 [28 September 2023]

Internal Market: Join Statement on the Right to Know [11 September 2023]

Internal Market: Enhancing EU manufacturing competitiveness with a future-proof approach to placing products on the Single Market [27 June 2023]

Internal Market: Orgalim Position on the Single Market Emergency Instrument (SMEI) proposal [20 March 2023]

Internal Market: Securing Europe’s industrial competitiveness – An agenda to recommit to the Single Market [15 February 2023]

Digital Transformation: Industry calls on EU legislators to respect principles of the New Legislative Framework in the AI Act [30 September 2022]

Internal Market: Criteria for common specifications [27 September 2022]

Internal Market: Joint industry statement – Feedback on the Standardisation Strategy [6 April 2022]