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Guide

Title

Year

Language

Drawn up by

1

WELMEC - An introduction

2017

en

Secretariat

2

Directive 90/384/EEC: Common Application

2015

en

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.1

Guide for Testing Indicators

2001

en
de
rs

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.2

Guide for Testing Point of Sale Devices

2007

en
de
fr
rs

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.3

Guide for Examining Software

2005

en
rs

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.4

Guide for Load Cells

2001

en
de
fr
rs

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.5

Guide for Modular Approach and Testing of PCc and other Digital Peripheral Devices

2000

en
de
fr
rs

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.6

Guide for the Testing of Automatic Catchweighing Instruments

2008

en

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.7

Directive 90/384/EEC - Explanation and Interpretation

2006

en
de
fr
rs

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

2.8

 

Guide for Conversion of NAWI (Indicators) Test Results for AWI Purposes

2012

en

WG2 (Weighing Instruments)

4.1

Guide for Notified Bodies performing Conformity Assessment of Measuring Instruments
WITHDRAWN - For reference purposes only

1999

en
fr

WG4 (EN4500 standards)

4.2

Elements for Deciding the Appropriate Level of Confidence in Regulated Measurements

2006

en

WG4 (EN4500 standards)

5.1

European Directory of Legal Metrology

-

-

WG5 (Market Supervision)

5.2 Market Surveillance Guide (NAWI and MID) 2015 en
fr
WG5 (Market Supervision)

5.3

Risk Assessment Guide for Market Surveillance: Weigh and Measuring Instruments 2011 en
rs
WG5 (Market Supervision)

6.0

Introduction to WELMEC Documents on Prepackages 2010 en
es
rs 
WG6 (Prepackages)

6.1

Application of Directives 75/106/EEC and 76/211/EEC concerning the Marking and Quantity Control of e-marked Prepackages: Definition of Terms

1997

en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.2

An Application of Directives 75/106/EEC and 76/211/EEC concerning the Marking and Quantity Control of e-marked Prepackages: Translation of Terms

1997

en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.3

Guidance for the Harmonised Implementation of Council Directive 76/211/EEC

2009

en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.4

Guide for Packers and Importers of e-marked prepacked Products

2015

en

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.5

 

Guidance on Controls by Competent Department’s on e-marked Prepackages 2012 en
rs
WG6 (Prepackages)
6.6 Guide for Recognition of Procedures 2013 en
rs
WG6 (Prepackages)
6.7 Guidance for Market Control on Prepackages For Competent Departments 2008 en
rs
Secretariat

6.8

Guidance for the Verification of Drained Weight, Drained Washed Weight and Deglazed Weight and Extent of Filling of Rigid Food Containers

2013

en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.9

Prepackages - Uncertainty of Measurement

2009

en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.10

 

Information on Controls on Prepacked Product 2011 en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.11

 

Guidance for Prepackages whose Quantity Changes after Packing 2013 en
rs

WG6 (Prepackages)

6.12

 

Guide on Directive 75/107/EEC Measuring Container Bottles

2013 en  WG6 (Prepackages)
6.13 Guide on Compliance of Imported ℮-marked Prepackages 2017 en WG6 (Prepackages)
6.14 Guidance and Information on Units of Weight or Volume used on Prepackages 2018 en WG6 (Prepackages)

7.1

Software Requirements on the Basis of the Measuring Instruments Directive (MID)
WITHDRAWN - For reference purposes only

2005

en
rs

WG7 (Software)

7.2

 

Software Guide (Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU)

2015
2018

en
cz
de

WG 7 (Software)

8.0

Notified Bodies Directive 2014/31/EC and Directive 2014/32/EC Generalities on Assessment and Operation

2016 en

WG8

8.1

Terms and Definitions in MID and their Relation to Terms defined in other International Metrologically relevant Documents

2006

en

WG8

8.2

Guide for Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU Application of Module H1

2006
2018
en WG8
8.3 Application of module B:  EU-type Examination Under Directive 2014/32/EU (MID) or Directive 2014/31/EU (NAWID) 2007
2017
en
fr
rs
WG8

8.4

Application of Module D Quality Assurance under Directive 2014/32/EU (MID)  or Directive 2014/31/EU (NAWID) 2007
2017
en
fr
rs
WG8
8.5 Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU Assessment of Notified Bodies in Charge of Type Examination Presumption of Conformity based on EN 17065 2007
2017
2018
en
rs
WG8
8.6 Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/31/EU, Presumption of Conformity of the Quality System of Manufacturers with Module D or H 1 when EN ISO 9001:2015 is applied 2007
2018
en
de
rs
WG8
8.7 Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU - Assessment of Notified Bodies Designated for Module F based on EN ISO/IEC 17020 2008
2018
en
rs
WG8

8.8

 

Guide on the General and Administrative Aspects of the Voluntary System of Modular Evaluation of Measuring Instruments 2011
2017

en
de
es
fr
rs

WG8

8.9

Measuring Instruments Directive (2014/32/EU): Common Application – Capacity Serving Measures (CSM)

2010

2017

en WG8

8.10

Measuring Instruments Directive (2014/32/EU): Guide for Generating sampling Plans for Statistical Verification according to Annex F and F1 of MID 2014/32/EU 2011
2018
en WG8
8.21 Guidance to the Application of Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC (MID) on Measuring Instruments. 2012 en
es
rs 
WG8

10.1

Guide for Pattern Examination

2001

en

WG10

10.2

Guide to Metrological Devices for Transferring Measured Quantities (DTMQ) Associated to Bottom Loading Measuring Systems

2001

en
fr

WG10

10.3 Guide for the Use of an Alibi Recording Device (printer or memory) in Measuring Systems for Liquids other than Water
WITHDRAWN - For reference purposes only
2003 en WG10
10.4 Guide for Testing of Electronic Calculators with Conversion Function and Conversion Devices 2006 en WG10
10.5 Guide for Common Application of Marking of Fuel Dispensers 2006 en WG10
10.6 Guide for Sealing of Fuel Dispensers (Measuring Systems for Liquids other than Water) 2008 en WG10

10.7

Guide on Evaluating purely Digital Self-Service Devices for Direct Sales to the Public
WITHDRAWN - For reference purposes only
2011 en WG10

10.8

Guide for Common Application of MID MI-005 and
OIML R 117-1, (R 81, R 80, R 139)
2016 en WG10

10.9

Guide on Evaluating purely Digital Ancillary Devices (MI-005)
WITHDRAWN - For reference purposes only
2014 en WG10
10.10 Guide on Evaluating purely Digital Parts 2016 en WG10

11.1

Guide for Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU,
Common Application for Utility Meters
2015
2017
en WG11

11.2

Guideline on Time Depending Consumption Measurements for Billing Purposes (Interval Metering) 2010

en
es

WG11

11.3

 

Guide for Sealing of Utility Meters 2012 en
rs
WG11
11.4 Guide for Information in the Type Examination Certificate, to be Borne by and to be Accompanied (or provided) by the Markings on the Gas Meters 2015 en WG11
11.5 Utility Meters and Ancillary Devices 2015 en WG11
11.6 Modular Evaluation of Gas Meters and Volume Conversion Devices 2015
2017
2018
en WG11
11.7 Modular Evaluation of Active Electrical Energy Meters 2017 en WG11
11.8 External Auxiliary Power Supply of Electrical Energy Meters 2018 en WG11
12.1 Taximeters Common Application - Directive 2014/32/EU, Annexes I & IX (MI-007) 2017 en WG12