IECEx Rules

The administration of the IECEx System is governed by the IECEx Rules which are available for free:


  • Title
    Description
  • IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx System) - Basic Rules (Ed7.1)

  • IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx System)IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme covering equipment for use in explosive atmospheres – Rules of Procedure (Ed 6.1 Posted 171026)

    IECEx 02 Ed6.1 RLV
  • IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme Part 0: General Rules of Procedure
    This publication is directly related to the IECEx Basic Rules (comprising IEC CA 01 and the IECEx Supplement IECEx 01-S) and provides structure for, and a link to subordinate Rules
    that relate to specific service activities within the IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme.(Ed.1.0)

  • IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 2: Selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations – Rules of Procedure (Ed. 1.1)

    IECEx 03 2 Ed1.1 RLV
  • IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 3: Ex installation and initial inspection – Rules of Procedure (Ed. 1.1)

    IECEx 03 3 Ed1.1 RLV
  • IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 4: Ex inspection and maintenance – Rules of Procedure (Ed. 2.0)

    IECEx 03 4 Ed2.0 RLV
  • IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 5: Repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment – Rules of Procedure (Ed. 1.1)

    IECEx 03 5 Ed1.1 RLV
  • IEC Scheme for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx Scheme) - IECEx Conformity Mark Licensing System – Regulations

  • IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres (IECEx System) IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competence for Explosive Atmospheres – Rules of Procedure (Ed 4.1 Posted 171026)

    IECEx 05 Ed4.1 RLV
  • INTERNATIONAL IECEx CERTIFICATION: IN HAZARDOUS AREAS - IEC SYSTEM FOR CERTIFICATION TO STANDARDS RELATING TO EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES (IECEx) - THE WAY TO SAFETY COMPLIANCE