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European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)

CENELEC is a nonprofit international organization under Belgian law. CENELEC seeks to harmonize electrotechnical standards published by the national member organizations and to remove technical barriers to trade that may be caused by differences in standards. CENELEC members include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Contact: CENELEC (Comité European Normalization Electrotechnical); Rue de la Science 23; B – 1040 Brussels, Belgium; Tel: +32 2 550 08-11; Web: https://www.cencenelec.eu/.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology of the United States Department of Commerce operates an EC Hotline, which provides information on directives and draft CEN and CENELEC standards. Tel: 1 (301) 921-4164.

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