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Market surveillance programme of harmonised construction products according to Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 and Regulation (EC) No 765/2008, dated 27 September 2013, including implementing provisions for 2017

Contact Points for the Market Surveillance of Harmonised Construction Products for Building and Road Construction in Germany
Last updated: 29 June 2018

Legal Basis of Market Surveillance, including the references of harmonised European standards (hEN list) and the references of European Assessment Documents (EAD list)


Our Section acts as the joint market surveillance authority of the German federal states with regard to harmonised construction products. Responsibilities include:


  • uniform testing and technical assessment of construction products, commissioning expert opinions and tests
  • carrying out market surveillance procedures which the market surveillance authorities of the federal states have delegated to DIBt, taking appropriate action, imposing sanctions
  • co-ordinating the market surveillance activities of the federal states
  • providing expertise to the federal states with regard to market surveillance for harmonised construction products (including establishing the market surveillance programme, developing implementation rules and providing training)
  • co-operating with the customs authorities
  • collaborating with the market surveillance authorities from other EU Member States and third countries
  • notifying construction products "presenting a serious risk" via the EU rapid alert system RAPEX
  • representing the federal states in the European Administrative Cooperation Group Construction Products Regulation (AdCo CPR), which brings together the market surveillance authorities from all EU Member States
  • participating in joint market surveillance initiatives and in the European Information and Communication System for Market Surveillance (ICSMS)