EN 14411:2016

Ceramic tiles - Definition, classification, characteristics, assessment and verification of constancy of performance and marking EN 14411:2016

Publication date:   Oct 17, 2016

General information

90.92 Standard to be revised   Apr 19, 2022


CEN/TC 67 Ceramic tiles

European Norm

91.100.23   Ceramic tiles



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This European Standard defines terms and specifies characteristics for ceramic tiles, including mosaics (i.e. any piece that can fit into a square area of 49 cm2) produced by extrusion or dry-pressing techniques, used for internal and/or external floorings (including stairs) and/or walls. Furthermore, it provides the level of requirements for these characteristics and references to the test methods applied as well as provisions for the assessment and verification of the constancy of performance.
This European Standard is not applicable to:
- meshed backed products;
- ceramic decorative accessories or trims (such as edges, corners, skirting, capping, coves, beads, curved tiles and other accessory pieces);
- ceramic tiles made by processes other than extrusion or dry-pressing;
- dry-pressed unglazed ceramic tiles with water absorption greater than 10 %;
- ceramic tiles used for floorings on external road finishes;
- ceramic tiles used in ceiling finishes or suspended ceilings.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 14411:2012


EN 14411:2016
90.92 Standard to be revised
Apr 19, 2022