553. Other obligations of economic operators in regard to products for potentially explosive atmospheres.

An economic operator1 ('A') who would, but for this provision, be considered an importer2 or distributor3, is to be considered a manufacturer4 for the purposes of the Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 20165 and is subject to the obligations of the manufacturer under Part 2 of those regulations6, where A: (1) places a product7 on the market8 under A's own name or trademark; or (2) modifies a product already placed on the market in such a way that it may affect whether the product is in conformity with Part 29.

An economic operator