Ех-Certificate (Explosion-Proof Equipment, CU TR 012/2011)
The Customs Union Ex-Certificate is a document confirming that the equipment designed for operation in explosive environments has passed all set procedures of assessing its conformity to the Customs Union requirements.
The certificate is required to permit the turnover of equipment within the EEU Customs Union.
According to the requirements of TR CU 012/2011 (certification of explosion proof equipment, equipment for using in hazardous atmospheres) all explosion-proof electrical (ex-lighting, junction boxes, drives, Intrinsic safety equipment etc) and non-electrical equipment (pumps, fans, valves for explosive atmosphere), except for the items listed in Article 1 TR CU 012/2011* shall be subject to conformity assessment in the form of certification (ATTENTION! all Ex equipment, for any zone (0,1,2, 21, 22, any group I, II, lll etc.) Requires Customs Union certificate under 012/2011 regulation
Compliance Standards Table Between Atex and CU TR 012/2011 ( GOST IEC 60079-14-2013)
Products Subject to Mandatory Certification:
Since 2/15/2013, the Customs Union technical regulation «On safety of the equipment for operation in explosive atmospheres» has been effective.
This Customs Union technical regulation applies to all electrical (electro equipment) including Ex-components and non-electrical equipment for operation in explosive environments.
Equipment for operation in explosive environments and Ex-components is identified by presence of explosion safety devices specified in manufacturers’ technical documentation and explosion safety labeling of equipment and Ex-components.
This EEU Customs Union technical regulation does not apply to the following products:
Before release thereof into turnover within the unified customs area of the Customs Union, the equipment must be subjected to the procedure of validating conformity to requirements of this technical regulation. The conformity validation procedure is mandatory and is performed exclusively in the form of certification.
One should also not that equipment certification with the GOST R system has not been performed anymore since 2/15/2013. Al certificated obtained within the above system before enactment of the Customs Union technical regulation are valid until the expiry date set forth therein or 3/15/2015 (whichever comes first).
Important Features of Ex-Equipment Certification:
BENEFITS OF CERTIFICATION WITH US:
5 years 100% consulting during validation of certificate/declaration
Equipment Certification Cost and Document Drafting Deadlines:
The cost and deadlines for drafting certificates for equipment for use in explosive environments depends on numerous factors such as the type and quantity of products, explosion safety classification, presence of Ex components, certification scheme selected, availability of all documents required for drafting and submission of sample products as well as production status analysis (if necessary), etc.
Therefore, to accurately calculate the cost and deadlines of certification, please download and complete the special form and email it to MINTEST company specialists to the address shown in the form. In response, you will be given an updated commercial proposal within one business day.
Please contact company specialists by telephone or email for FOC advice on all matters of interest.
Rules of application for the EurAsian Conformity Mark (EAC) (PDF, 229.11 КБ KB)
EX Atex (PDF, 857.32 КБ KB)