According to European Directive 2006/42/EC : the following definitions shall apply:
If you are supplying a machinery to a French customer, and if you need to be followed by a third party, we can help you from risk assessment to final EC control (expected EC type-examination) with or without inspection in you're factory. We will deliver both control report documentations in english and in french. Don't hesitate to contact us for a quotation. If you're a dealer's selling an hold machinery, we can also help you about French law (French decret 1993-40).