552. Obligations of distributors in regard to products for potentially explosive atmospheres.

When making a product1 available on the market2, a distributor3 must act with due care to ensure that it is in conformity with Part 24 of the Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 20165.

Before making a product available on the market, the distributor must verify that: (1) the product: (a) bears a CE marking6 where applicable; (b) is accompanied by the EU declaration of conformity7 or the attestation of conformity8; (c) is accompanied by the required documents9; (d) is accompanied by instructions and safety information in a language which can be easily understood