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Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive 2010/35/EU

Ensure your equipment meets TPED requirements.

The Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive 2010/35/EU (TPED) addresses the safety requirements and the conformity assessment procedure for transportable pressure equipment used exclusively for the transport of dangerous goods (Class 2) within the Union. Transportable pressure equipment is required to bear the Pi marking to indicate compliance with the directive.

Why TÜV SÜD?

Only Inspection Bodies in accordance with ADR/RID and Notified Bodies in accordance with TPED can carry out type examination of transportable pressure equipment. TÜV SÜD is an authorized inspection and testing body for the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by road and rail. We can help companies in this certification process for European countries.

Our Services

Type testing

Transportable pressure equipment has to be type approved by an EU Notified Body.
With our longstanding experience and state-of-the art facilities, we carry out type tests in accordance with European standards.

Initial inspection

TÜV SÜD provides initial inspection and Pi-mark services for manufacturers.

Periodic testing

Our experts provide transportable pressure equipment operators with periodic testing services in accordance with requirements.

Quality system (QS) approval

As an EU Notified Body, TÜV SÜD can perform QS approval of manufacturers and operators. This allows them to carry out their own initial/periodic inspections.

Supply chain services

TÜV SÜD’s end-to-end service portfolio for importers and traders of new transportable pressure equipment covers pre- and post-shipment inspections, expediting, Certification of Conformity and other procedures throughout the product value chain.

Your Benefits

  • Save time and cost - through our extensive experience to avoid cost-intensive and time-consuming delays, rework and downtime.
  • Minimise risk - by identifying and avoiding non-conformities at the planning stage that could lead to significant losses.
  • Increase efficiency - by working with a single partner to achieve a seamless solution throughout your project lifecycle.
  • Gain wide recognition of certification - with TÜV SÜD’s reputation for independence and impartiality, ensuring widespread acceptance of your certificates and certification marks.

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Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive 2010/35/EU

TÜV SÜD is an authorized inspection and testing body for the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by road and rail.

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TPED 2010/35/EU

Companies seeking to export transportable pressure equipment to the European market must comply with this directive

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