Does a CE mark infer meeting all applicable standards?

#1
I'm trying to determine what is required to CE mark an earphone.

I know that there are some applicable directives like RoHS, and REACH that we will meet, but there's no applicable product directives that I know of.
Does placing a CE mark on our product indicate that we meet other applicable standards like EN 50332 or IEC 60268-7?
 
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#2
A CE mark indicates that a product meets all applicable CE marking Directives

It says nothing about non-CE marking Directives (such as GPSD, REACH and WEEE) and nothing about standards, as standards are "only" one way to demonstrate compliance, and are only ever part of the story anyway (ongoing production quality control being another part that many people forget about)
 
#3
To be fully correct:
The letters ‘CE’ appear on many products traded on the extended Single Market in the European Economic Area (EEA). They signify that products sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. When you buy a new phone, a teddy bear, or a TV within the EEA, you can find the CE mark on them. CE marking also supports fair competition by holding all companies accountable to the same rules.
By affixing the CE marking to a product, a manufacturer declares that the product meets all the legal requirements for CE marking and can be sold throughout the EEA. This also applies to products made in other countries that are sold in the EEA.
 

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To be fully correct:
The letters ‘CE’ appear on many products traded on the extended Single Market in the European Economic Area (EEA). They signify that products sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. When you buy a new phone, a teddy bear, or a TV within the EEA, you can find the CE mark on them. CE marking also supports fair competition by holding all companies accountable to the same rules.
By affixing the CE marking to a product, a manufacturer declares that the product meets all the legal requirements for CE marking and can be sold throughout the EEA. This also applies to products made in other countries that are sold in the EEA.
I wouldn't say that was being "fully correct", though you are quoting direct from CE marking - Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - European Commission
:)
Its' worth remembering, that may standards set minimum requirements, so I'm not quite sure where the EU gets "high...…"
Or maybe I'm just a bit cynical after working in this field for 25 years :)
 
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