CbyApave Certification - Electrical product

What is CbyApave - Electrical product ?

Qu'est-ce que

Impose your product on the market thanks to a recognised voluntary certification mark.

You want to post a voluntary certification mark, proof of the safety and quality of your products: choose the CByApave mark

The C by Apave mark is a voluntary certification mark registered by Apave Certification.

In order to obtain this certification, your products/services have to compliant with the current standard.

Standards have been developed by Apave Certification, a third party body, in order to allow your products/services to obtain genuine added value. They are based on the evaluation of the compliance with the requirements specified by the standard.

C by Apave is:

  • A simplified procedure
  • A budget and a right to use the mark accessible
  • A relation of trust between you and us
  • Access to international markets possible thanks to the NCB (Notified Certification Body) recognition from Apave Certification


C by Apave can be applied over a wide range of business areas, with the category of the certified product/service being mentioned under the logo:

  • Electrical products
  • Machines
  • Measuring devices
  • Special events
  • Security services
  • PPE: Personal Protective Equipment
  • ...

Do not hesitate to contact us to know if you can obtain the C by Apave mark for your products/services.


Who should attend CbyApave - Electrical product

A qui s'adresse

Manufacturer, importer, distributor.

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Apave Certification's strengths

Apave Certification's services are based on 5 major areas: Management systems Skills certification (DPO...) Product certification (CB Scheme...) Services (Qualiopi) Labels / Evaluations (HS2...)

Independent third party
Apave Certification is a recognized and independent certification body specialized in certification engineering.

Apave Certification works quickly, throughout France and internationally, and keeps deadlines under control.

Apave Certification relies on a large geographical network of qualified internal and external auditors, both nationally and internationally.

Apave Certification is a flexible structure with a customer-oriented approach, which is involved in both voluntary professional certifications and regulatory and mandatory certifications.

Apave Certification, a subsidiary of the Apave group, benefits from solid expertise based on extensive customer feedback over more than 150 years.

Recognitions and accreditations
Apave Certification holds numerous accreditations and recognitions, guaranteeing our quality and technical systems and proving our competence, know-how and independence.




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CbyApave electric products

Your questions

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions. If you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact us!

The C by Apave certification of electrical products has no validity period, and can be maintained throughout the life of the certified products, provided that the requirements of the mark are met and annual surveillance audits are carried out.

The cost of this certification mark depends on the test reports that the manufacturer already has at the time of application. A CB report or an Apave compliance report means that the manufacturer does not have to carry out tests on the products for which it is applying. In this case, C by apave Certification generally costs between €2,000 and €3,000 per year, depending on the number of products/ranges. This cost includes the right to use the mark, which amounts to €1,000 per year and per manufacturing site of the certified product(s).

C by Apave Certification is a voluntary certification mark, which allows electrical product manufacturers to highlight the safety of their products certified by Apave Certification, and to guarantee the seriousness of this approach over time. Unlike CE Marking and the CB Scheme, C by Apave Certification of electrical products requires periodic monitoring via an annual audit of the production site.