In February, SGS Fimko's scope of competence was extended to include the authority to work as a notified body for equipment and protective systems for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX Directive 2014/34 / EU), personal protective equipment (PPE Regulation 2016/425) and measuring instruments (MID Directive 2014/32 / EU).
The European Commission has stated that the authorization of Notified Bodieslocated in UK will expire on March 29, 2019, unless an Brexit agreement has been reached. SGS has ensured the continuity of its notified body services by makingsure that, in the event of a withdrawal without agreement, there isa corresponding notified body in the EU area for each NB in UK.
The official list of the notified body status of the of SGS Fimko is available on NANDO. (SGS FimkoNB 0598).
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