Conformity evaluation of building lime in accordance with EN 459 | Part 1

The essential provisions of the standard concerning all questions of conformity evaluation are examined and discussed below. The relationship between the conformity requirements of EN 459, Part 1 and of EN 459, Part 3 is examined in detail. The role of the notified bodies in certification is highlighted. The first two publications on the new European building lime standard concerned the products standardised in Part 1 and their requirements, and the test methods described in Part 2. Finally, a third part now defines the procedures for evaluation of conformity of building lime to EN 459, Part...

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