CE is an abbreviation of the french "communaute europeen", and means European Communities in English, and means europe communities.
The meaning of the affixing of CE marking on product is that the products or manufacturers fulfill the essential requirements of EC regulations or directives.
In other words, it represents that any party among makers or third party, certification bodies performed conformity assessment to place products on the market without any restriction. In this reason, products related to consumer's safety , health, environment must affix CE mark, and CE marked products can be placed on the market without further inspections or tests in EU and EFTA countries.
CE marking doesn't mean reliability or quality guarantee for a product, but it means that the product meets essential requirements of EU regulations, directives or European standards in relation to safety, health, consumer protection.
Presently, CE maeking is applied in 30 countries including EU (25), EFTA (4) including turkey.