Ex Marking Standards and Requirements

Stay competitive and get your products on the EU market faster with EX Marking from Intertek

Complying with the ATEX Directive helps you meet Essential Health and Safety Regulations (EHSR) in Europe. In order to comply, Intertek can test and certify that your products meet acceptable standards, and are eligible to bear the CE and ‘Ex’ marks.

Guide to Hazardous Location Equipment Marking

The Ex mark signals to Authorities Having Jurisdiction and end-users in Europe that your product complies with the essential ATEX Directive. Click on the button below to download our detailed Guide to Equipment Certification Requirements for Hazardous Locations:

As a Notified Body for the ATEX Directive including category 1 and 2 equipment (electrical and non-electrical) we have expertise to test and certify to the following explosive atmosphere standards:

  • IEC/EN 60079 series
  • IEC/EN 61241 series
  • EN 16463 series

Typical ATEX Product Marking

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Equipment Certification Requirements for Hazardous Locations
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In addition to displaying the Ex certification mark which indicates that your product has been tested and certified by a Notified Body, there are specific marking requirements for products under the ATEX Directive. The above example demonstrates what a product marking should look like.


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