Quality Assurance Notification (QAN) is awarded to Ex products manufacturers who have established, documented and implemented a quality management system and demonstrated its compliance to EN ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018 during onsite audit. Like EU-type examination certificate, it is a mandatory requirement for ATEX equipment manufacturers to have a Quality Assurance Notification for Category 1 and Category 2 products. The Quality Assurance Notification is the continued monitoring of systems and processes in relation to those products in accordance with EN 80079-34.
We at QVC through it’s alliance partners, provide ATEX Quality Assurance Notifications and IECEx Quality Audit Reports (QAR) through our team of competent, qualified auditors, having vast industrial experience.. All have got hands on experience in auditing Quality Management System for Ex products at multiple locations across the globe.
The objective of audit is to confirm that the quality system, manufacturing and support processes are established, documented, communicated, implemented and maintained effectively and possess the capability to produce Ex products conforming to laid down standard for relevant protection concept.
EN ISO / IEC 80079-34:2018 includes:
Information on timelines for transition to new version
- The new version EN ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018 was published on August 30th, 2018
- ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018 cancels and replaces the first edition, published in 2011, and constitutes a full technical revision
- The transition period to new version- until August 2020.