1. CE marking and inscriptions

1.1.Vessels of which the product of PS × V exceeds 50 bar.L must bear the CE marking provided for in Annex II of Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 and the last two digits of the year in which the CE marking was affixed.

1.2.Vessels or their data plates shall bear at least the following information:


the maximum working pressure (PS in bar);


the maximum working temperature (Tmax in °C);


the minimum working temperature (Tmin in °C);


the capacity of the vessel (V in L);


the name, registered trade name or registered trade mark and the address of the manufacturer;


the type and serial or batch identification of the vessel.

1.3.Where the data plate is used, it shall be so designed that it cannot be reused and shall include a vacant space to enable other information to be provided.