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Each year, samples are sent to participating laboratories. Such laboratories perform relevant tests, and provide CERTIFER with their results. CERTIFER decides on the results’ adequacy, after a statistical analysis based upon all results’ laboratories.

Please find herebelow all campaigns you can participate as well as the list of laboratories acknowledged under the I&F rating, as per the EN 45545-2.

For any information, contact CERTIFER 





Take part in « Fire behavior tests » programs :

The first one, entitled « EUROCOMPARISON » deals with European fire behavior tests as described in the EN 45545-2 standard - "Railway application - Fire protection on railway vehicles - Part 2: Requirements for fire behavior of materials and components" and on French fire behavior tests as described in the NF F 16-101 standard – « Railway equipment – Fire behavior – Choice of materials”, and is mandatory in France for any laboratory to be acknowledged.

Registration for the 2019 campaign is now open..

The campaign plan (here attached) and registration conditions (here attached) are available.

To participate, please return the registration form (here attached ) completed before December 7, 2019.

List of laboratories acknowledged

List of laboratories acknowledged for I&F classifications (NF F 16-101 ET NF F 16-102) is available here.
List of laboratories acknowledged for tests under the EN 45545 - 2 standard is available here.                                                                                                                                                                                    

The acknowledgement of laboratories for the M classification is delivered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

As far as we know, the acknowledged laboratories are the following ones:





  • Specialists in Railway certification
  • A safety-based approach

  • More than 20 years of experience

  • A pool of qualified experts

  • More than 550 assessors from the all railway sectors

  • National and International recognitions: France, Algeria, Belgium, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Denmark, India, Saudi Arabia & UAE

  • Two Notified Bodies according to 2008/57/EC 
    Under #2593 for CERTIFER
    Under #1615 for BELGORAIL

  • Our proven methodology and specific tools allowing easier project and information management with our client

  • A Group recognized for its competencies and values, based on impartiality, quality, independence and confidentiality

Other services

Notified Body (NoBo)
Designated Body (DeBo)

Independent Safety Assessment (ISA)
Assessment Body (AsBo)
Entity In Charge of Maintenanc (ECM)
Urban Insertion
Test Organization
On-Board ETCS laboratory and certification
Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
Independent Checking Engineer/ Independent Certifier (IC/ICE)
Cyber Security

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