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I need to put http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CE_mark in some text in html, but I have not been able to find it in the character lookup tables.

Is this symbol something similar to TM, Registered , Copy Right etc? if so does it have a html code?

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The CE mark, or CE marking as it is now officially called, has not been encoded as a character. Thus, the only way to include it in an HTML document is to use graphics of some kind, such as an image or drawing on a canvas.

The CE marking is a specific graphic to be printed or otherwise permanently included in products according to EU legislation. It has no use in documents other than documents discussing this symbol, so there was no need to encode it as a text character. In contrast, e.g. the registered sign ”®” is widely used in advertisements, manuals, and other texts as attached to a name to indicate it as a registered trade mark.

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So there is no need to mention a product is CE certified? In that case how does one convey that their product meets the CE requirements? Just asking to see if there is an alternative way to achieve the same result. – Arjang Apr 9 '12 at 6:25
The CE marking as such does not involve certification. It is a mandatory marking in some products in some situations, not in information about products. If you are marketing some product in some countries, there is normally no reason to proclaim that the product is being sold legally; in fact, it could look suspicious. But if you wish to inform about the presence of the CE marking in a product, you can include a photo of the image so that the marking is visible. – Jukka K. Korpela Apr 9 '12 at 11:05

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