Introduction

Last updated 09/12/2020
The four types of economic operators are manufacturers, importers, distributors and authorised representatives.

Introduction to roles and responsibility

Last updated 09/12/2020

The Construction Products Regulation defines four types of economic operators who are responsible for ensuring that construction products covered by a harmonised standard or a European Technical Assessment (ETA) are provided with the statutory declaration of performance and a CE mark. The four types of economic operators are manufacturers, importers, distributors and authorised representatives.

 

The diagram below can help you determine what kind of operator you are and consequently what your responsibilities are under the Construction Products Regulation.