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What is the Gas Appliances Directive?

The European Parliament and the Council Directive 2009/142/EEC pdf български (bg) czech (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) Français (fr) Gaeilge (ga) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu (lv) lietuvių (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) on Appliances burning gaseous fuels (GAD) is based on the New Approach. The scope of the GAD is restricted to appliances burning gaseous fuels used for cooking, heating, hot water production, refrigeration, lighting and washing, i.e. the GAD covers mainly common consumer and commercial products. So-called fittings are also covered. Appliances specifically designed for use in industrial processes carried out on industrial premises are excluded.

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What is the Pressure Equipment Directive?

The Pressure Equipment Directive (97/23/EC) provides, together with the directives related to simple pressure vessels 2009/105/EC, transportable pressure equipment (99/36/EC) and Aerosol Dispensers (75/324/EEC), for an adequate legislative framework at European level for equipment subject to a pressure hazard.

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What is the Simple Pressure Vessels Directive?

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