Measuring Instrument Directive (MID 2004/22/EC)

What is the Directive?

The Measuring Instrument Directive came into force in 2006 and aims to create common measuring standards across the EU. In order to display the CE marking under this Directive, you must prove the products are durable, reliable, suitable for intended use and sensitive to the required measurement with repeatable results.

Who is the Directive for?

This Directive is for manufacturers of Measuring Instruments who are wishing to sell  products in the European Union. Once you meet the requirements of the Directive you will be able to apply CE marking to the products.

What products do we test?

Devices include:

  • Gas, water and electricity meters
  • Material measures
  • Gas exhaust analysers
  • Taximeters
  • Automatic weighing instruments

Our commitment to service and expertise

As a Notified Body for the Measuring Instruments Directive we have a wealth of expertise in this industry. We have a team of experts who can help you to meet the requirements of the Directive and dedicated laboratories where we can provide you with ongoing support. We can also help you gain certification to other schemes giving you even greater market access.

Our testing service means more than producing a report. We’ve been experts in product certification and testing for over 60 years. With us you can be confident of the integrity of the certification and testing services for your products. Plus we provide innovative and efficient testing and certification solutions, saving you time and money.

Our certification managers, client managers, laboratory technicians and business development managers have a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the testing process and can help you every step of the way.