CEN/SS I03 Limits and fits
CEN/TC 114 Safety of machinery
CEN/TC 211 Acoustics
CEN/TC 240 Thermal spraying and thermally sprayed coatings
CEN/TC 458 Stirring and mixing industrial equipment (provisional)
CEN/WS 093 Industrial Symbiosis


Mandate M/396 (2006)

Mandate addressed to CEN, CENELEC for Standardization in the field of machinery in support of the Directive on machinery (2006/42/EC).


European Legislation

Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC (PDF)
Harmonized European Standards on the European Commission's website

The database is composed of the 57 terms defined by EN ISO 12100 in English, French and German, and the translation of these terms into 30 different languages, namely : Arabic,  Bulgarian,  Croatian,  Chinese,  Czech,  Danish,  Dutch,  Estonian,  Finnish,  Greek,  Hungarian, Icelandic,  Italian,  Japanese,  Korean,  Latvian,  Lithuanian,  Malay,  Norwegian,  Persian (or Farsi),  Polish,  Portuguese,  Romanian,  Russian,  Serbian,  Slovak,  Slovenian,  Spanish,  Swedish and Turkish.  Free columns are provided for Albanian and Macedonian. Any other language is of course welcome in the database. ISO 639-1:2002 is used for the identification of the languages. Each national member body is invited to verify the corresponding cells in the following table, to correct them if necessary or insert the translation if available. If not validated by the national member bodies, translations will be identified as ‘non-official’. A further column has been added to give a link to the corresponding definition provided by the ISO Concept Database (“ISO CDB link”).


French version

German version



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