Hazardous Location Certification & Services

Ensuring Safety in Explosive Atmospheres

Do you manufacture equipment designed for potentially explosive atmospheres? Looking for reliable testing and certification? At DEKRA, we guarantee fast certifications, comprehensive risk assessments, and facilitated access to international markets, all under the guidance of our expert team. Your product's safety is always our top priority.
All types of protection

DEKRA is able to test explosion protected electrical devices for all types of protection. From flame-proof enclosures through intrinsic safety; we performs all tests according to EN IEC 60079.

Audits from a single source

Do you prefer to work with just one point of contact? We have that covered for you: enjoy the comfort and convenience of a single source for your ATEX, EAC, IECEx and INMETRO audits.

IECEx certificates

Did you know that DEKRA holds the self-proclaimed "world record" for IECEx certificates? We have issued one of the highest numbers of trustworthy and valid IECEx certificates anywhere in the world.

Combined services

Our large portfolio enables us to combine explosion safety testing with other services, such as electrical and functional safety, cybersecurity, EMC, etc.

Partner with us for your Product Certifications, Global Market Access, and Quality Management System Audits

Product Certifications
  • Japan
  • North-America
International market access
  • China
  • India
  • Korea
  • Russia
  • Taiwan
  • UAE
Quality Management System audits
  • China (NEPSI)
  • Korea (KTL, KOSHA or KGS)

Selected Recognitions

Through our European Notified Bodies no. 0158 (DEKRA EXAM GmbH) and no. 0344 (DEKRA Certification B.V.), we test, and certify according to:
  • ATEX Directive (2014/34/EU)
  • IECEx Certification Body
  • EN IEC 60079 (0 – 37)
As an IEC test lab, certification body, and inspection body, we certify according to the following IEC systems:
  • IECEx01, 02, and 04 (equipment)
Furthermore, we are registered as a test house for:
  • FM Approvals
  • TIIS (Technology Institution of Industrial Safety)
  • KCs (Korean Certificate Safety)

Dive deeper into our services

Electrical Equipment
Are you ready for fast and competent determination of compliance?
  • Testing and certification of all types of protection according to ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU
  • Certification of quality management systems according to Directive 2014/34/EUTesting and certification within the IECEx scheme
  • Certification of quality management systems according to IECEx scheme
  • Testing and certification according to Brazilian technical regulations for INMETRO
  • Certification of quality management systems according to Brazilian regulations for INMETRO
Non-Electrical Equipment
Plants (Equipment Assemblies)