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Equipment for explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

Equipment for explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

Directive 2014/34/EU

Short name:

Equipment for explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

Base:

Directive 2014/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (recast). Applicable from 20 April 2016.
OJ L 96, 29.3.2014

Modification:

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Directives repealed

(applicable until 20 April 2016):

Directive 94/9/EC of the European Parliament and the Council 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
OJ L 100 of 19 April 1994

Guide for application:

European Commission contact point:

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
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Webpage on equipment and protective systems for potentially explosive atmosphere - ATEX

For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations.

Since 1 December 2018 the references of harmonised standards are published in, and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of 'Commission implementing decisions'.

The references published under Directive 2014/34/EU on equipment for explosive atmospheres are found in the Commission communication published in OJ C 371 of 12 October 2018 and in the Commission implementing decisions listed below. They need to be read together, taking into account that the decision modifies some references published in the Communication. The summary list below gives a consolidated overview on all publications in the Official Journal. 

Publications in the Official Journal

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/260 of 25 February 2020 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1202 as regards explosion prevention and protection - OJ L 54, 26 February 2020, p. 31–33
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Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1202 of 12 July 2019 on the harmonised standards for equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres drafted in support of Directive 2014/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council C/2019/5171 - OJ L 189, 15 July 2019, p. 71–72
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Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Directive 2014/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (recast) - OJ C 371 of 12/10/2018
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Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards

The summary below consolidates the references of harmonised standards published by the Commission in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). It reproduces information already published in the L or C series of the OJ. It contains all references which, when the summary was generated, still provided a presumption of conformity together with references already withdrawn from the OJ.

The Commission provides this summary for information purposes only. Although it takes every possible precaution to ensure that the summary is updated regularly and is correct, errors may occur and the summary may not be complete at a certain point in time. The summary does not as such generate legal effects.