National and international rules on product safety requirements and technical market access requirements
Here you find information on directives and standards that affect Festo products.
All information is based on the current level of knowledge and is subject to change. We observe revisions/changes to the guidelines and design the products accordingly, thereby guaranteeing that Festo AG & Co. KG products conform to applicable requirements.
The ATEX product directive 94/9/EC defines the rules for marketing products which are to be used in potentially explosive atmospheres.
European regulation on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances
Poisonous and environmentally hazardous substances in electronics accumulate in the course of ecological cycles. The RoHS directives are intended to rid products of these substances.
Festo standard 940106: Ban on / declaration of ingredients
Festo standard 940106 defines specifications for banned ingredients used in materials, as well as ingredients which are subject to mandatory declaration. The standard serves to implement legal stipulations, as well as requirements specified by Festo’s customers.
The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an American organisation for examining and certifying products and their safety. The UL standards are for the USA what the EN and IEC standards are for Europe.