European Standards (EN) can be distinguished by content, which is decisive for the purpose of the use of terminology, basic, test, product standards, safety rules, procedures and standards of services, quality management standards, interface, interchangeability, etc.
International Standards provide the basic requirements for quality and safety, compatibility, interchangeability, health and environmental protection.
European Standards is an expression of requirements for products, processes or services to meet the requirement of fitness for a particular purpose.
Has a positive impact on facilitating the free movement of goods in international trade, seeking to rationalize production, helps to promote environmental protection and competitiveness, ensuring adequate consumer protection in the Internal Market.
Currently, EN qualified technical recommendations are not binding and their use is voluntary.
EN standard, such as publicly available documents, is accessible at all stages of formation and use in practice.
These European Standards, unlike legislation, which may occur without consultation and consent of all the concerned documents, when addressing fundamental questions agreed upon by all stakeholders.