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Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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1.0.5  All equipment and protective systems must be marked legibly and indelibly with the following minimum particulars:

  • name and address of the manufacturer,

  • CE marking (in the form set out in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1),

  • designation of series or type,

  • serial number, if any,

  • year of construction,

  • the specific marking of explosion protection

    followed by the symbol of the equipment-group and category,

  • for equipment-group II, the letter ‘G' (concerning explosive atmospheres caused by gases, vapours or mists),

  • and/or

  • the letter ‘D’ (concerning explosive atmospheres caused by dust).

Furthermore, where necessary, they must also be marked with all information essential to their safe use.

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