A large choice of labs (RTLs) and certifiers (CCBs) in CertAlarm

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Starting in 2010 with two partners, Anpi (B) and Telefication (NL), CertAlarm partners group includes now four additional labs (called RTL): Kriwan (D), DNV (N), Applus (E) and Intertek (GB).

Manufacturers can request quotations directly to these recognized partners for CertAlarm certificates, starting with new test reports or simply asking for transfer certificates to the contracted certifiers (CCB).

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CertAlarm on SICUR Madrid

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0n invitation of the SICUR, International Security Safety & Fire Exhibition, and the Spanish trade association AES, La Asociacion espanola de Empresas de Seguridad, CertAlarm was present to showcase the CertAlarm scheme. During the presentation for an audience of 70 people, the speaker informed them about the content and the scope of the CertAlarm scheme. The role of national accreditation organisations as well as the role of certifiers and test houses where highlighted. At the end of the presentation, the benefits for end users as well the industry were presented.

Competitive services offered by CertAlarm

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The CertAlarm label fees have been changed about the transfer of certificates. A transfer of certificate is based mainly on a test report, carried out initially by any accredited lab in Europe. According to the quantity of transfer certificates, the label fee for a CertAlarm certificate can be cut down to: 50 € per year and per product. That is a very competitive price.

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Start up of the CertAlarm round robin tests for RTLs

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Roun robin tests are now set out for the recognized test labs to ensure that all critical aspects of consistency in testing are assessed (CertAlarm Rules R-04).
Every year, several samples are supplied to the RTL partners so as to check the continued consistency of their test results .