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Gas Appliances Directive (GAD): guidance sheets

The Guidance Sheets are neither a legally binding interpretation of the directive nor can they formally commit authorities or Notified Bodies.

The legally binding text remains that of Directive 2009/142/EC.

However, based on a lay consensus, they represent a reference for ensuring consistent application of the directive by all those involved.

Detailed Guidance Sheets as follows :

A. Interpretations relating to the articles of the Directive

N.

Subject

References

Rev. Number

Approved by GADAC

Approved by WG GA

Withdrawn

A1

Appliances and its fittings covered by the Directive pdf - 59 KB [59 KB]

Article 1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

A2

Interpretation of "heating" pdf - 58 KB [58 KB]

Article 1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

A3

Connecting hoses and regulators used to connect appliances to the fuel source; Other components affecting gas safety pdf - 190 KB [190 KB]

Article 1

1

10-2009

11-2009

-

A4

Forced draught burners and heating bodies pdf - 62 KB [62 KB]

Article 1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

A5

Industrial processes carried out on industrial premises pdf - 71 KB [71 KB]

Article 1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

B. Interpretations relating to the Essential Requirements of the Directive (Annex I)

N.

Subject

References

Rev. Number

Approved by GADAC

Approved by WG GA

Withdrawn

B1

Hazard related to accessible flames (Fire guarding) pdf - 68 KB [68 KB]

Section 1.1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

B2

Safety in relation to electromagnetic phenomena pdf - 21 KB [21 KB]

Section 1.1

1

10-2008

03-2009

-

B3

Heating body/forced draught burner matching pdf - 123 KB [123 KB]

Section 1.2.1

1.1

10-2004

02-2005

-

B4

Materials guaranteed pdf - 37 KB [37 KB]

Section 2.2

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

B5

Hazards of electrical origin pdf - 45 KB [45 KB]

Section 3.1.7

0

03-1998

06-2003

-

B6

Failure of a safety, controlling or regulating device pdf - 42 KB [42 KB]

Section 3.1.9

0

10-2000

06-2003

-

B7

Unburned gas release pdf - 26 KB [26 KB]

Section 3.2.3

1

06-2003

02-2005

02-2008

B8

Ignition and combustion pdf - 44 KB [44 KB]

Section 3.3.3.4.1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

B9

Combustion pdf - 72 KB [72 KB]

Section 3.4.3

0.1

06-2003

06-2003

-

B10

Prevention of the release of combustion products in abnormal draught conditions pdf - 43 KB [43 KB]

Section 3.4.3

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

B11

Rational use of energy, state of the art pdf - 41 KB [41 KB]

Section 3.5

0

06-1996

06-2003

-

B12

Remote controls pdf - 56 KB [56 KB]

Section 3.1

0

10-2004

02-2005

-

B13

Electronic distribution of instructions and manuals (through the internet or by CD/DVD) pdf - 23 KB [23 KB]

Section 1

0

10-2008

03-2009

-

B14

The use of a special device (e.g. FSD) to fulfil ER 3.2.3. - according to EN 30-1-1 pdf - 63 KB [63 KB] Section 3.2

0

11-201204-2013-

C. Interpretations relating to the procedures of the Directive (Annex II)

N.

Subject

References

Rev. Number

Approved by GADAC

Approved by WG GA

Withdrawn

C1

Acceptance of manufacturers test results pdf - 44 KB [44 KB]

Section 1

0

06-2003

06-2003

-

C2

On-site checks pdf - 44 KB [44 KB]

Section 2

0

10-2004

02-2005

-

C3

On-site checks surveillance pdf - 71 KB [71 KB]

Section 2

1

10-2004

02-2005

-

C4

Quality system pdf - 28 KB [28 KB]

Section 3 & 4

0

06-1996

06-2003

-

C5

Examination and evaluation of the quality system pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Section 3 & 4

0

06-1996

06-2003

-

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