Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)

Letter to European Commissioners on the Mutual Recognition Agreement between the EU and Switzerland

Primary policies and Issues: 
Internal Market & Standardisation
Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)
Gas Appliances Directive (GAD)
Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) + Simple Pressure Vessels Directive (SPVD)
Sectors: 
Electrical & Electronic
Mechanical
Metalworking

Electronic provision of documentation for components in accordance with the ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU

Primary policies and Issues: 
Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)

Validity of EU Type-Examination Certificates and EU Declarations of Conformity under the ATEX Directive (currently: 94/9/EC)

Primary policies and Issues: 
Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)

Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)

 

What is it?

The ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU regulates and outlines the technical requirements for equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. The Directive applies to electrical and non-electrical protective devices and systems (surface and mining equipment) used in potentially explosive atmospheres and to items of equipment for outdoor use in potentially explosive atmospheres which have an impact on devices that are present in any such atmospheres.

Proposal for a Revision of the Marine Equipment Directive (MED) 96/98/EC

Primary policies and Issues: 
Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)

ATEX Guide 3rd edition June 2009, Art. 10.3 - Validity of EC Type-Examination Certificates/ EC Declarations of Conformity under the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC

Primary policies and Issues: 
Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive (ATEX)
Secondary policies and Issues: 

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