ATEX certificate

If equipment and protection systems used in explosive atmospheres are sold and installed in EU territory, ATEX certificate shall be obtained in accordance with Directive 2014/34/EU.
Manufacturers, importers and distributors of Ex-products are responsible for complying with the product in accordance with this directive. And manufacturers shall prepare the EU Declaration of Conformity and CE marking shall be affixed on products that have been verified the conformity.

ICR has established ICR Polska in Poland to qualify as a Notified Body, and is the only the body in South Korea that can perform assessment/test and issue ATEX certificates directly.

ATEX Marking

ATEX certificate procedure

The ATEX certificate procedure is divided according to the group and category of the product.


Module A (Internal production control) – The manufacturer declares that the products meet the requirements of this Directive and keeps the technical documents
Module B (EU-type examination) – The notified body examines the technical documents of the products and verifies the it meet the requirement of this directive
Module C1 (Conformity to type based on internal production control plus supervised product testing) – Ensure by the manufacturer that the requirements of directive and types described on the EU-type examination are compliance
Module D (Conformity to type based on quality assurance of the production process) – Audit and surveillance with regarding to quality system of the manufacturer’s production process by the notified body
Module E (Conformity to type based on product quality assurance) – Audit and surveillance with regarding to quality system of the manufacturer’s product by the notified body
Module F (Conformity to type based on product verification) – Ensure by the notified body that the requirements of directive and types described on the EU-type examination are compliance
Module G (Conformity based on unit verification) – Verify by the notified body that each products are met the requirement of this directive

Contact Person

Yeo, Seokgwang

sky@icrqa.com

Yang, Dae-Song

yds@icrqa.com