Pressure equipment (PED)
Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment (recast). Applicable from 19 July 2016.
Directives repealed (applicable until 19 July 2016):
Directive 97/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 May 1997 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning pressure equipment.
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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Since 1 December 2018 the references of harmonised standards are published in, and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of 'Commission implementing decisions'.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 2014/68/EU on Pressure Equipment are found in the Commission communication published in OJ C 326 of 14 September 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 of all publications in the Official Journal.
Publications in the Official Journal
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1616 of 27 September 2019 on the harmonised standards for pressure equipment drafted in support of Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council - OJ L 250, 30 September 2019, p. 95–99
Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment (recast) - OJ C 326 of 14 September 2018
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Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards under Directive 2014/68/EU for Pressure Equipment
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which, when the summary was generated, still provided a presumption of conformity together with references already withdrawn from the OJ.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 services provide this summary for information purposes only. Although they take 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.