Electrical equipment made available on the Japanese market or installed in hazardous locations is subject to JPEx certification

Manufacturers looking to bring equipment used in hazardous locations to the Japanese market must meet receive JPEx certification.

According to the new Japanese regulations, electrical equipment to be used or installed in a hazardous location in Japan must have a valid certificate under JPEx (JPEx certification). Equipment will be issued certificates as a result of Japanese Ex conformity assessment procedures. This means, for instance, ATEX/IECEx certificate is not legally valid in Japan.

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