Protecting consumers better by making indications of mass mandatory on all pre-packages

Protecting consumers better by making indications of mass mandatory on all pre-packages

Most of the food bought in the supermarket is sold in packages. To protect the interest of the consumers these pre-packages need to express the quantity, volume and/or mass of the product that is sold...

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CECIP 68th General Assembly 2018

CECIP 68th General Assembly 2018

The 68th General Assembly of CECIP that will take place from 13 to 16 June in Evian-les-Bains is getting closer. A detailed programme has been sent out to the CECIP members and registrations will be c...

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Simpler and more transparent method of software control needed

Simpler and more transparent method of software control needed

The software requirements for automatic and non-automatic weighing instruments are part of the essential requirements of the NAWI and the MI Directive. These are very generic in nature and further det...

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Allowing private reverifications of weighing instruments in all EU member states will benefit users and consumers

Allowing private reverifications of weighing instruments in all EU member states will benefit users and consumers

To ensure customers in supermarkets can trust the scale they are using to weigh the vegetables they want to buy, those scales need to meet strict requirements before they are placed on the market. Tho...

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CECIP supports the development of risk assessment models at different levels

CECIP supports the development of risk assessment models at different levels

Risk Assessments are an intrinsic part of the legislative framework that relates to weighing and measuring equipment. It is explicitly stated in both Directive 2014/31/EU and Directive 2014/32/EU that...

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Mutual regcognition of reverification authorisations needed

Mutual regcognition of reverification authorisations needed

Where there is harmonised EU legislation for placing the products on the market, the market for private services in the weighing industry is characterised by a variety of weighing related national law...

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CECIP calls for revision OIML R134

CECIP calls for revision OIML R134

Weighing-in-Motion (WIM) systems measure the weight of vehicles when those are driving over the measurement point. Up to now WIM systems are mainly used at lower speed in legal metrology applications....

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Clarity needed on status of weighing instruments after repair or update

Clarity needed on status of weighing instruments after repair or update

New or repaired?Measuring instruments already in services are occasionally repaired or changed. If a measuring instrument which is already in service is changed in any way it has to be decided whether...

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Allow all continuous totalising weighing instruments on EU market

Allow all continuous totalising weighing instruments on EU market

In principle, worldwide (OIML) and EU legislation sets essential requirements for weighing instruments that need to protect users, customers and ensure faire competition. All weighing instruments that...

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Consistency in market surveillance needed

Consistency in market surveillance needed

Requirements to place non-automatic weighing instruments (NAWI) and automatic weighing instruments on the European market are harmonised at EU level. CECIP welcomes these harmonised product requiremen...

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