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Pressure Equipment Directive approved in the Customs union

11 November 2013

Pressure Equipment Directive approved in the Customs union (CU TR 032/2013)A Pressure Equipment Directive of Customs union (CU TR 032/2013) will come into force from 01/07/2014. It was approved on 02/07/2013 by the decision n. 41 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council.
The new Customs union directive will apply to certain categories of pressure vessels, piping systems, assemblies, industrial valves from DN 25, pressure fittings, safety accessories and controls, hyperbaric chambers (with the exeption of medical single-seater chambers).
All appliances covered by the new PED directive of the Customs union will be provided with the technical passport, user manual and technical file. The drafting of the technical passport is borne by the manufacturer. The boilers, pressure vessels, tanks and valves will also have the serial number.
The evaluation of the compliance of the equipment covered by the new PED directive will be done through mandatory certification by a third party, or under the self-certification (declaration of conformity).

For imported products from outside the Customs union, the application for the certification or registration of the declaration of conformity shall be submitted by the importer (upon the commercial contract of invoice) or by the manufacturer's authorized representative in the Customs union.

The certificates of conformity issued for products covered by the CU new PED directive issued before the 01/02/2014, will remain valid until 01/08/2015, regardless of the expiration date stated therein (if they expire after 01/08/2015).
Until 01/08/2014 production and placing on the market of the Customs union of the products exempt from the mandatory certification before the entry into force of the aforementioned directive is permitted (Eurasian Economic Commission decision n. 812 of 15/10/2013).