The British Woodworking Federation Group
CE Marking of Fire Doorsets

CE marking is required under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) which applies to construction products that are made available on the market within Europe. The CE label and Declaration of Performance (DoP) state product performance in the following fields (where applicable):

1.Mechanical resistance and stability

2.Safety in case of fire

3.Hygiene, health and the environment

4.Safety and accessibility in use

5.Protection against noise

6.Energy economy and heat retention

7.Sustainable use of natural resource

CE Marking of Fire Doorsets

It has been possible to CE mark external fire rated door sets since November 2016 and it became mandatory in November 2019. External doors acting as escape doors fitted with escape hardware must be CE marked. CE marking does not apply to interior door sets at this time and it is not possible to CE mark door assemblies or door leaves. In isolation CE marking does not offer the full advantages of certification, particularly in terms of traceability, information to support maintenance and interchangeability of components.

CE Marking of Fire Door Hinges

Must be tested to BS EN 1935, should be used on fire or smoke doors and on all escape routes. CE marking of door closing devices: Overhead and electromagnetic closing devices and door co-ordinators tested to BS EN 1154/55/58 has been required since 2004.

CE Marking of Panic and Escape Hardware

Panic and emergency exit devices intended for use on escape route doors can be CE marked and will be tested to either EN 1125 or EN 179.

Why work with a BWF Fire Door Alliance Member?

BWF Fire Door Alliance members are committed to third party certification, fire door / doorset development and performance. Members have been campaigning for greater fire safety for decades – including co-founding the Fire Door Safety Week national awareness campaign several years ago.