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Some companies can be unscrupulous and simply paste a label to fake FCC CE. How can one be sure the label is real?

Is there a website for checking the validity of the FCC CE mark?

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Search the FCC database by their stated FCC ID code: http://transition.fcc.gov/oet/ea/fccid/ The first 3 or 5 characters is the Grantee Code (assigned to a company).

There isn't an equivalent for CE.

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    \$\begingroup\$ I've created a FCC ID Database at fccid.io which is a little bit easier to search. If it's a wireless device, you should be able to look up the FCC ID on that site and get the test reports certifying the device. \$\endgroup\$ – Luke Rehmann May 15 '16 at 14:54
  • \$\begingroup\$ Note - the FCC ID is only required for intentional transmitters. \$\endgroup\$ – Andrew Sep 26 '16 at 10:48
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CE can be self-certified, so there's no central register of products.

The manufacturer is still obliged to keep records of the certification process: they should be able to give you a copy of their report.

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    \$\begingroup\$ If it can be self-certified, wouldn't it lead to lots of cheating? Product makers would just pass themselves so that they can start selling their products. \$\endgroup\$ – user768421 May 19 '15 at 8:45
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    \$\begingroup\$ @user768421 some tests need to be done in accredited labs... So electronic products might need some official testing. But I'm sure there's a lot of cheating too. \$\endgroup\$ – tomnexus May 19 '15 at 9:00
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    \$\begingroup\$ CE: Caveat Emptor :) \$\endgroup\$ – Wossname Sep 26 '16 at 10:51
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    \$\begingroup\$ Self certification requires that the manufacturer has reasonable grounds for believing that they comply. Generally this means a test report from a certified lab however for something that is a minor change they may simply self declare that it is sufficiently similar to the prior product that the old tests are still valid. All manufacturers should be able to provide a declaration of conformity upon request indicating why they believe they are in spec. \$\endgroup\$ – Andrew Sep 26 '16 at 10:52

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