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The Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992

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Article 13

1.  The EC mark consists of the letters ‘CE’ followed by the last two figures of the year in which the mark was affixed and, in the event of the involvement of a notified body having carried out an EC examination of the type referred to in Article 10, its distinguishing number shall be added.

The form of the mark to be used is shown in Annex IV.

2.  The EC mark shall be affixed to each production PPE and its packaging so as to be visible, legible and indelible throughout the foreseeable useful life of that PPE.

3.  Marks or inscriptions which could be confused with the EC mark may not be affixed to PPE.

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