Product Certificate (PC)
A compliance document validated and signed by the issuing organization:
-identifying the product that the certificate applies to
-confirming compliance with referred requirements.
It is required that:
-The tests and inspections have been performed on the certified product itself, or on samples taken from the certified product itself.
-The tests were witnessed by a qualified representative of the organization issuing the certificate, or his authorized representative (see DNVGL-RU-SHIP Pt.1 Ch.3 Sec.5).
Source: Offshore Gangways, DNVGL-ST-0358, DNV GL, September 2017. Global Standards