Authorisation to place on the market or put into service equipment or protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres

Main information about the service

For equipment or protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, or for safety, control and regulating equipment intended for use outside potentially explosive atmospheres but which is necessary for - or contributes to - the safe operation of the products mentioned above, the Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing may, if in the interest of safety and in justified cases, permit their placing on the market or putting into service in the Czech Republic without the conformity assessment otherwise required for placing on the market or putting into service (Section 48c of Act No 90/2016, on the conformity assessment of specified products when placed on the market).

Does this apply to me?

This service applies to you if you are a manufacturer or importer of the said equipment that you want to place on the market or put into service without conformity assessment.

Service outcome

The service output is a permit for the said devices to be placed on the market or put into service.

Service benefit

This permit from the Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing means you can place on the market or put into operation the said equipment, which would otherwise be subject to conformity assessment.

When to address the service

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This service must be used before the said equipment is placed on the market or put into service.

How to get the service

get the service in person get the service electronically

What do you need when solving the service electronically

To obtain a permit, you need to deliver a reasoned application that must have the requisites specified in Section 45(1) of the Administrative Procedure Code. The application may be written in free form.

Where and how to solve the service electronically

The application may be submitted to the Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing via data box or by e-mail with a recognized electronic signature. The application may be sent by e-mail to podatelna@unmz.cz.

The Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing issues permits through an administrative procedure. In such a case, the procedure will be conducted in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Code.  The administrative procedure begins with the submission of a complete application The Administrative Procedure Code sets a deadline of 30 days for the processing of an application. 

Could be solved via e-identity

Yes

Is the service charged when solving electronically

No

What you’ll need to provide

To obtain a permit, you need to deliver a reasoned application that must have the requisites specified in Section 45(1) of the Administrative Procedure Code. An application may be written in free form.

Where to solve the service

The application may be submitted through a postal service provider to the address of the Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing, with its registered office at Biskupský dvůr 1148/5, 110 00 Praha 1, dočasné pracoviště (temporary workplace) Na Žertvách 132/24, 180 00 Praha 8, or in person at the filing office of this authority at the address of the temporary workplace.

The Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing issues permits through an administrative procedure. In such a case, the procedure will be conducted in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Code. The administrative procedure begins with the submission of a complete application to the locally and materially competent authority. The Administrative Procedure Code sets a deadline of 30 days for the processing of an application.

Is the service charged when solving in person?

No

Responsible Public Authority

Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu
https://linked.cuzk.cz/resource/ruian/adresni-misto/21726779

Data mailbox: bxtaaw4
E-mail: posta@mpo.cz
Web: https://www.mpo.cz/

Addresses

Úřad pro technickou normalizaci, metrologii a státní zkušebnictví
https://linked.cuzk.cz/resource/ruian/adresni-misto/21709807

Data mailbox: zdkaa2i

Additional information about the service

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Sanctions

If a permit is not granted by the authority for the said equipment, the requirements in Act No 90/2016 and the relevant government decree on its implementation will apply for the placing on the market or putting into service of such equipment. If such equipment is placed on the market or put into service without these requirements being met, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority, as the supervisory body, may proceed in accordance with Section 49 of Act No 90/2016.

Communication language

Czech

Compliance date

04.11.2020