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EU TYPE-EXAMINATION. STEP BY STEP

Before placing a PPE model on the market, the manufacturer or his authorized representative established in the Community shall assemble the technical documentation referred to in Annex III of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 so that this can, if necessary, be submitted to the competent authorities.

The technical documentation shall include at least the following elements:

Before applying to the examination you should identify the protective equipment (determine name, type, model), identify product purpose and threats, which it is supposed to protect against, determine harmonized standards used in EU type-examination, identify the raw materials used in the manufacturing process of the PPE, gather confirmation of meeting corresponding requirements (in practice – test reports).

The basic elements of the process of certification are:

EU type-examination certificates are valid for 5 years.

Conformity to type based on internal production control plus supervised product checks at random intervals of personal protective equipment, category III, consist of:

Forms can be found in the section EU type-examination ➔ Download.

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC, Text ➔ Download.

Ostatnia aktualizacja/Last update: 09.06.2018