Quality assurance recognized cooperation partners of European Certification Body

The certification procedure of the European Certification Body is based on three parts. All three together ensure that the certified product characteristics are in accordance with the European standards

The certification procedure comprises:
  • Type test
  • Certification
  • External quality surveillance

Type test and certification

The type test carried out at the recognized laboratories of European Certification Body and the certification are exclusively based on the requirements of the relevant European standard. Over and above that, no other requirements need to be met.  

The type test and certification are above all based on the following European standards:

Document No.
Date of publication
EN 1143-1
Safes, ATM safes, strongroom doors and strongrooms
April 2019
EN 1143-2
Deposit systems
May 2014
EN 14450
Secure safe cabinets
November 2017
EN 1047-1
Data cabinets and diskette inserts
October 2005
EN 1047-2
Data rooms and data containers
April 2019
EN 1300
High security locks
December 2018
EN 15659
Light fire storage units
April 2009
EN 1627

Pedestrian doorsets, windows, curtain walling, grilles and shutters - Burglar Resistance - Requirements and classification

May 2011
Available from: e.g. Beuth Verlag GmbH, Burggrafenstraße 6, D-10787 Berlin, Tel.: +49 30 26 01-0; Fax: +49 30 26 01-2 31; Internet: www2.beuth.de

The type test and certification of mechanical security equipment is based on the DIN 18104-1 and DIN 18104-2.

The recognized high security locks for installation in ECB•S certified secure storage units are documented in the Lock Guide ECB•S R01.

External quality surveillance

In accordance with its Certification Guideline, the European Certification Body carries out periodical external quality surveillance audits at the manufacturing plants during which it is ascertained whether production is based on the approved Technical Documentation according to the ECB•S certificate. In addition, the auditor ascertains whether the manufacturing company uses a certified quality management system according to ISO 9001 (EN ISO 9001) as a basis of production.