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Ex logoAll Cortem Group’s products are certified according to the ATEX Directive.

It consists of two European Union directives:

  • Directive 2014/34/EU regulates the equipment intended for use in areas with potentially explosive atmospheres and it is addressed to manufacturers of such equipment. It requires ATEX certification to all products marketed in the European Union, if they are installed in hazardous locations, irrespective of the place of production and the regulations in force in it. The previous Directive ATEX 94/9/EC was repealed with effect from April, 20th 2016. According to the provisions of Art. 41 of the new Directive, the certificates of conformity issued under the Directive 94/9/EC remain valid as well as products and equipment placed on the market before April, 20th 2016 and comply with the earlier Directive may continue to be marketed in the EU territory even after that date. The text of the new ATEX 2014/34/EU in available on the following web site:

  • Directive 99/92/ EC for the safety and health of workers in explosive atmospheres. It is addressed to the End Users of certified equipment and it is used in potentially explosive environments in which these systems and equipment are installed and put into operation.

Cortem S.p.A. and Elfit S.p.A. obtained by CESI, a notified body, the following certificates of conformity to the ATEX Directive:

CESI 00 ATEX 029 Q and CESI 00 ATEX 011 Q.

The old FONDISONZO Atex certificates are available upon request writing to



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