The Certification Body of Bautechnische Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt Salzburg (bvfs) – bvfs-cert – is accredited by the Federal Ministry (Accreditation Austria) as a conformity assessment body for product certifications for:
- Construction products according to the Construction Products Regulation (CPR)
- Chain of Custody Certification to PEFC Standard (CoC)
Accreditation or notification ensures the international recognition of certificates. The accreditation is based on ÖNORM EN ISO / IEC 17065.
The bvfs-cert notified body number 1086 is within the scope of the EU Construction Products Regulation.
For the PEFC-CoC standard the bvfs-cert is notified with the number PEFC / 06-44-379.
The notification of the Product Certification Body bvfs-cert currently includes the following products:
EN 197 Part 1
EN 771 Part 1 to 5
EN 998 Part 2
- Building lime
EN 459 Part 1
- Plaster and masonry binder
EN 413 Part 1
EN 12620, EN 13043, EN 13055 Part 1, EN 13139, EN 13242, EN 13450
- Precast concrete products
EN 1168, EN 13224, EN 13225, EN 13747, EN 14843,
EN 14844, EN 14991, EN 14992, EN 15050
- Thermal insulation
EN 13162, EN 13163, EN 13164, EN 13165, EN 13166, EN 13167, EN 13168, EN 13169,
EN 13170, EN 13171, EN 14064-1, ETAG 004
- Fibers for concrete
EN 14889 Part 2
- Timber structures
EN 14081 Part 1, EAD-130090-00-0303
- Repair of concrete structures
EN 1504 Part 2 to 4
- Mortar and adhesives
The following certificates have already been issued, evaluated or withdrawn by the Certification Body of bvfs:
All certifications are carried out in multi-stage procedures according to ÖNORM EN ISO / IEC 17065. The essential points are:
- Application for certification
- Preparatory phase
- Evaluation (inspection / audit)
- Certification decision
- Certification documentation
The certification period from commissioning to issuing the certificate is usually about 1 month. Depending on the process / product, longer processes may occur.
Depending on the procedure (or product), there may also be various changes in the processing. These are described in detail in our certification programs. Ask us!