5 Oct 2020

New UAE application

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We would like to inform you that from 5 October 2020, a new application form will be required for performing voluntary conformity assessment of a product (in order to obtain a certificate of compliance recognised by the United Arab Emirates). Moreover, it will be possible to submit documentation for the processes (i.e. attachments to the application) in an electronic version. This option should be indicated in the application. At the same time, we would like to inform you that applications submitted by 2 October 2020 will be processed under the prior rules (re-submission of the application is not required).

28 Sep 2020

Updating the English version of technical and operational requirements for products used to ensure public safety or to protect health and life and property

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We would like to inform you that on 25 September 2020, the English versions of the technical and operational requirements for products used to ensure public safety or to protect health and life and property were updated. New versions are available on the Institute's website at:

https://www.cnbop.pl/en/services/certification-and-admittance/certificates-of-admittance/technical-and-user-requirements.

11 Sep 2020

Acceptance of electronic documentation. New application

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We would like to inform you that from 14 September 2020, it will be possible to submit documentation for processes (attachments to the application) in an electronic version. This information should be indicated in the application (we provide you with a new application – one document for national and European processes).

7 Sep 2020

Announcement regarding new areas of voluntary certification of conformity

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

In order to meet the market expectations, we are pleased to inform you that CNBOP-PIB has launched new areas of voluntary certification of conformity.

We currently offer voluntary certification of conformity for the following products:

- Systems for marking traffic routes

- Fixed Fire Extinguishing Systems for non-construction applications (urban transport, rail transport, etc.)

- Portable fire extinguishing aerosols

- Dispensers / Neutralisation units

15 Jun 2020

Information on the possibility of submitting an application for a National Technical Assessment and issuing a national certificate of constancy of performance of construction products on one form

Dear Sir or Madam

We would like to kindly inform you that from 15 June 2020 it will be possible to submit an application for ”national assessment and verification of constancy of performance based on the National Technical Assessment”, which will initiate the process of obtaining both a National Technical Assessment and the national certificate of constancy of performance. The application No. DOT/KOT/1aEN is available at:

https://www.cnbop.pl/en/services/technical-assessments/national-technical-assessment/documents

https://www.cnbop.pl/en/services/certification-and-admittance/national-assessment-and-verification-of-constancy-of-performance

At the same time, we would like to point out that the application does not apply to processes where the reference document is a Polish Standard of the product.

10 Jun 2020

New edition of CNBOP-PIB requirements for ensuring measurement traceability

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We would like to kindly inform you that Scientific and Research Centre for Fire Protection – National Research Institute (CNBOP-PIB) has issued a new edition of “CNBOP-PIB requirements for ensuring measurement traceability” (ed. 4). The document will be effective from 27 July 2020 and is already available on the Institute’s website.

14 Apr 2020

Announcement regarding carrying out certificate of admittance for emergency lighting luminaires by CNBOP-PIB

Dear Sir or Madam,

We kindly inform that in order to obtain a certificate of admittance for emergency lighting luminaires in the processes carried out in accordance with point 13.2 of the appendix to the Regulations of the Minister of the Interior and Administration of 20 June 2007 on a listing of products used to assure public safety or protection of health and life and property, as well as rules for issuance of a certificate of admittance of those products for use (Journal of Laws – Dz. U. No. 143 item 1002 with amended) Scientific and Research Centre for Fire Protection - National Research Institute allows, as an option, the possibility of using alternative (in relation to the batteries) sources of electricity in the form of capacitors, that can be use in  the self-contained emergency luminaires.

19 Mar 2020

Registration of applications at the CNBOP-PIB

Dear Sir or Madam,

Bearing in mind the current sanitary and epidemiological situation caused by the spread of SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus causing COVID-19 disease, in order to improve the certification and admittance processes, we would like to inform you that CNBOP-PIB Certification Department and Technical Assessment Department in the current situation allows the registration of a correctly filled out and legibly signed application for the process, submitted with required attachments in an electronic version, i.e. in the form of a scan sent to the following e-mail address: jcw@cnbop.pl and  dot@cnbop.pl (for NTA processes).

4 Dec 2019

Recognition of CNBOP-PIB certificates by the State of Qatar

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We would like to kindly inform you that certificates of constancy of performance (CPR) issued by Scientific and Research Centre for Fire Protection – National Research Institute (CNBOP-PIB) are recognized by the Qatar Ministry of Interior – General Directorate of Civil Defence.

30 Jul 2019

Extension of accreditation to the United Arab Emirates market

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We would like to kindly inform you that Scientific and Research Centre for Fire Protection – National Research Institute (CNBOP-PIB) has extended the accreditation of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Interior Civil Defense (GHQ) to conduct voluntary assessment of conformity of construction products for the national market of the United Arab Emirates