Product compliance

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.


CE marking

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.


Explanation of CE marking


The ATEX product directive 94/9/EC defines the rules for marketing products which are to be used in potentially explosive atmospheres.

More about the ATEX directive



European regulation on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances

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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.

More about RoHS-compliant products


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.

Festo standard 940106



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.

More about the UL mark



CCC declaration

Manufacturer's declaration about applying China Compulsory Certification (CCC) to electrical products from Festo AG & Co. KG

CCC declaration