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Lift Ordinance (AufzV)

Regulations on the placing on the market of lifts and on the making available of new safety components

New lifts must only be placed on the market in the European Union and new safety components for lifts must only be made available on the market if they comply with the provisions of European regulations.

Abbildung eines Schrägaufzugs © Uwe Völkner, Fotoagentur FOX

Rules relating to lifts are set out not only in the Lift Directive 2014/33/EU but also in the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. Please check which directive applies to your specific product.

The 12th Ordinance to the Product Safety Act (the Lift Ordinance - 12th ProdSV) implements European Directive 2014/33/EU (the Lift Directive) into German national law. It regulates the placing on the market of new lifts and the making available on the market of new safety components for lifts. Among other things, the Ordinance stipulates the CE marking by which the manufacturer or installation company confirms compliance with all requirements of the Ordinance.