Quality Assessment

Testing, Monitoring and Certification (TMC)

TMC | Certification

We certify your products and production processes.  

Recognized as a certification body in accordance with the Construction Products Regulation (Ref. No.  0765)

As a recognized certification body (Ref. No. 0765) in accordance with the Construction Products Regulation, we carry out certifications for the European market access of various building products in accordance with harmonized standards or the European Technical Assessment (ETA). 

BUILDING PRODUCT HARMONIZED STANDARD

Gypsum plasterboards and gypsum plasterboard products

EN 520

EN 14190

EN 15283-2

Wood and wood-based materials

EN 13986

EN 14080

EN 14081-1

EN 14250

EN 14374

Floor coverings

EN 14041

EN 14342

EN 14904

Laminated materials

EN 438-7

Thermal insulation materials

EN 13168

EN 13171

Recognized as a certification body for building products and construction techniques in accordance with the Niedersächsischer Bauordnung (Lower Saxony building laws, NDS 08)

The Fraunhofer WKI is recognized as a certification body for building products and construction techniques in accordance with the Niedersächsischer Bauordnung (Lower Saxony building laws, NDS 08). In particular, we carry out the building product certifications required for the German market in accordance with the Construction Products List A Part 1 or for products with general building inspectorate approval.

 

Building products in accordance with the Construction Products List A Part 1:

  • Solid wood with finger jointing
  • Veneered plywood for building (BFU) – not applicable
  • Wood core plywood
  • Veneered plywood for building made from beech
  • Laminated particle boards
  • Supporting structures with nail plate connections
  • Double-faced wall, ceiling and roof elements
  • Phenolic resin or amino resin for bonded load-bearing connections
  • Urea-formaldehyde resin in situ foam for thermal insulation

E1, CARB and JIS certifications for wood-based materials

The Fraunhofer WKI offers certifications regarding the formaldehyde release from wood-based materials; these are valid for the European (E1), American (CARB) and Japanese (JIS) markets.

 

„pure life“ certification for PU insulation materials

On the basis of the Fraunhofer WKI testing standard WKI-PS-EPUD-001, PU insulation materials can achieve the "pure life" certification. The certification procedure was developed for particularly low-emission PU insulation materials in collaboration with the Überwachungsgemeinschaft Polyurethan-Hartschaum e. V. (quality surveillance organization for polyurethane hard foam).

 

New: Certification of management systems in accordance with ISO 9001

We offer the certification of management systems in accordance with ISO 9001 for the following sectors:

  • Wood industry (Scope 6)
  • Provision of services (Scope 35)
  • Provision of other public and personal service activities (Scope 39)