What is Product Contact Point for Construction?
Regulation No 305/2011/EEC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC (hereinafter referred to as Regulation (EU) No 205/2011/EEC of the European Parliament and of the Council) takes effect 1 July 2013. This directly applicable EU legal act lays down conditions for the placing or making available on the market of construction products by establishing harmonised rules on how to express the performance of construction products in relation to their essential characteristics and on the use of CE marking on these products.
Under Article 10.1 of Regulation (EU) No 205/2011/EEC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Member States designate Product Contact Points for Construction pursuant to Article 9 of Regulation (EC) No 764/2008 laying down procedures relating to the application of certain national technical rules to products lawfully marketed in another Member State and repealing Decision No 3052/95/EB (full title with a link).
Product Contact Points for Construction provide information, using transparent and easily understandable terms, on the provisions within its territory aimed at fulfilling basic requirements for construction works applicable for the intended use of each construction product.
Several public institutions in the Republic of Lithuania have been authorised to establish basic requirements for construction works. Here you can find the list of institutions.
Two groups of construction products can be distinguished based on conditions of their placement on the market: harmonised construction products, i.e. construction products which are supplied to the market pursuant to the provisions of the Construction Products Directive and legislation transposing it into the national law and for which harmonised technical specifications (harmonized standards and European Technical Approvals) have been drafted and non-harmonized construction products, i.e. construction products which are supplied to the market in accordance with the provisions of national legislation and for which no harmonised technical specifications exist. It is notable that the provisions of the Law on Construction, which are related to making available on the market of construction products, currently govern the conditions for making available on the market both harmonised and non-harmonised construction products.
Public Institution Enterprise Lithuania
Point of Single Contact for Services and Products
A. Goštauto St. 40A, LT-01112 Vilnius, Lithuania
Telephone +370 5 219 4342
Fax + 370 6 169 7357