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What are the Changes Between the Directive and Regulation?

difference between PPE Regulation and Directive

What is the difference between PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and Directive 89/686/EEC ?

Since 22nd April 2019, which marked the ending of one year “Transitional Provisions” period, PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 replaced Directive 89/686/EEC. What are the main changes and differences between the Directive and Regulation? How does it affects distributors? The details are listed in the following.

ULTITEC is well ready to serve worldwide for enhancing occupational safety.

  1. ULTITEC has been retested and recertified to the latest safety standards in response to Regulation (EU) 2016/425.
  2. Product production is now subject to new regulatory requirements.
  3. Declaration of Conformity (DoC) and User Instructions Sheets (UIS) for each product clearly downloadable on ULTITEC website.

Feel free to contact us or our local distributors if you have any questions regarding the Regulation.

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