Clearmark launches upgrade of online register for CE marked products

Hengelo, 10 September 2009 - Following the successful introduction of the beta version of, Clearmark is now presenting an upgrade of this website for the online register of legitimately CE marked products. Based on the experiences of the past months and questions from users many items on the site have been renewed and has a new functionality been introduced. The home page now includes news items and themes and has a RAPEX monitor. The search facilities have furthermore been expanded with a search field for certificate numbers. Due to this upgrade visitors will be able to determine even faster and easier whether a product is CE marked.

“We have noticed that is fulfilling a clear need. Visitors are mainly searching for information about specific personal protective equipment and manufacturers, whereby it has become clear that visitors often lack knowledge. Their search is very generic and they are not well informed about the marks used on the products. However, they do make intensive use of the search facilities on We hope to adapt the site as much as possible to the need for information of our visitors and to support the key functionality, the register for CE marked products” according to Leon Vaassen, initiator of is an initiative from Vaassen Textile Consultancy BV and is an online register and search engine for products, which have legitimately been given the CE mark, and as such contributes significantly to the confidence in the CE mark, the reduction of distortion of competition under suppliers and the improvement of the quality of products.
Clearmark has started with the product group personal protective equipment and will extend this to other product groups at a later stage. will initially be introduced to the Benelux countries, after which other EU countries will follow.
Apart from an overview and features of legitimately CE marked products Clearmark also provides information about CE marking and a powerful search facility with which suitable products can be found quickly, including information about the distribution channel.

Further information for the press
Vaassen Textile Consultancy BV
Leon Vaassen, T 074 750 8858, F 074 750 1510, E