Directive 94/9/EC: Guidelines on the application
GUIDELINES ON THE APPLICATION OF DIRECTIVE 94/9/EC of 23 March 1994 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially Explosive Atmospheres - Fourth edition September 2012
It is the objective of the Commission services to ensure that the ATEX Guidelines are continuously updated, as subject matters are resolved by the ATEX Standing Committee and its Working Group.
The 4th Edition - September 2012 [2 MB] is the last consolidated version of the ATEX Guidelines, including all the updates according to the results of the relevant ATEX working parties until July 2012.
Please note that the English version in pdf format is the reference version of the ATEX Guidelines. Also other language versions are available, as national translations of previous versions of the ATEX Guidelines, for information purpose only.
- ATEX Guidelines (Fourth edition - September 2012) [2 MB]
[Italian version of the ATEX Guidelines (Fourth Edition - September 2012) - for information purpose only]
[German version of the ATEX Guidelines (Third Edition - June 2009) - for information purpose only]
[Swedish version of the ATEX Guidelines (Third Edition - June 2009) - for information purpose only]