ExTAG Decision List

Contains a list of decisions covering Ex Testing and Ex Certification under the IECEx System

Index of ExTAG Decision Sheets (Excel Spread sheet)

  • Document No.
    Standard No.
    Clause/Subject.
    Issue Date
  • N/A

    Guidance on marking requirements for combined electrical/non electrical equipment
    15 November 2017
  • IEC 60079-0 Ed.6

    Location of Electrostatic Discharge Hazard Warning
    09 November 2017
  • IECEx OD009

    Use of Legacy data
    09 November 2017
  • IEC 60079-0:2011
    IEC 60079-7:2015 (Edition 5.0)

    Terminal Ratings in General Purpose Junction Boxes
    09 November 2017
  • IEC 60079-0:2017
    (Ed 7.0 at FDIS)
    IEC 60079-0:2011
    (Edition 6.0)
    IEC 60079-0:2007
    (Edition 5.0)
    IEC 60079-28:2015 (Edition 2.0)
    IEC 60079-28:2006
    (First Edition), including
    I-SH 01

    Draft Revised DS 2017/003 – Application of IEC 60079-28 -
    Applicability of IEC 60079-28, especially regarding LED light sources
    (ExTAG/484/CD has been prepared as a proposed replacement of DS 2017/003)
    ExTAG 484 CD Rev DS 2017 003 Applicability of IEC 60079 28
    20 October 2017
  • Guidance on issuance of QARs when products are manufactured at multiple sites
    01 August 2017
  • IEC 60079-0 All editions

    Cable transit or entry devices according IEC 60079-0
    23 June 2017
  • IEC 60079-0 All Editions

    IEC 60079-11 All Editions

    Application of Failure Analysis such as FMEA in intrinsic safety “i”
    01 November 2016
  • Enhanced clearance and creepage distances for equipment of Level of Protection “ec”
    01 January 2016
  • IEC TS 60079-40

    Reference to:
    IEC TS 60079-40 Explosive atmospheres - Part 40: Requirements for process sealing between flammable process fluids and electrical systems: 2015 (First Edition)
    01 December 2015
  • IEC 60079-1:2014  (Edition 7.0)  

    IEC 60079-1:2007  (Edition 6.0)  

    ISO/IEC 80079-34 :2011

    Spigot joints/Conical joint
    01 October 2015
  • IEC 60079-0 (Ed 6)

    Reference to Manufacturer’s Instructions
    01 October 2015
  • IEC 60079-11:2011 Ed.6.0

    Testing of thermocatalytic sensors with Ex ia IIC marking
    01 September 2015
  • IEC 60079-1 Ed. 7 (2014)  

    IEC 60079-1 Ed. 6 (2007)

    Enclosures welded or brazed together
    01 September 2015
  • IEC 60079-15:2010

    IEC 60079-7:2015

    Terminal Boxes open to the interior of the motor
    01 September 2015
  • IEC 60079-26:2014

    Vibration test on partition walls
    01 September 2015
  • IEC 60079-7:2006  

    IEC 60079-15:2010  

    IEC 60079-7:2015

    Card Edge Connectors
    01 September 2015
  • IEC 60079-0

    IEC 60079-0 and subordinate standards
    IECEE CTL-OP 108 Ed. 2.0
    01 September 2017
  • IEC 60079-31:2008 (Ed. 1.0)  

    IEC 60079-0:2007 (Ed. 5.0)  

    IEC 60079-0:2011 (Ed. 6.0)

    Marking of Ex t equipment intended for installation partly in Zone 20 and partly in Zone 21
    01 September 2015
  • IEC 60079-11:2011 (Edition 6.0)  

    IEC 60079-11:2006   (Edition 5.0)

    Bulbs used for other than current limiting resistance
    01 August 2015
  • IEC 60079-1:2014 (Edition 7.0)  

    IEC 60079-15:2010   (Edition 4.0)  

    IEC 60079-15:2005  (Third edition)

    Preparation of Flameproof, “dc”, and Enclosed-break, nC”, samples
    01 August 2015
  • IEC 60079-11:2011 (Edition 6.0)  

    IEC 60079-11:2006   (Edition 5.0)

    Software dependent semiconductor components
    01 August 2015
  • IEC 60079-0:2011  (Edition 6.0)  

    IEC 60079-1:2014  (Edition 7.0)

    Use of thread inserts in aluminium flameproof enclosures


    Translated Version: (Portugese Version PT)
    01 August 2015
  • IEC 60079-0:2011 (Ed. 6.0)

    Applicability of Non-Electrical Equipment Standards to Ex Rotating Electrical Machines
    01 July 2015
  • IEC 60079-31:2008 (Ed. 1.0)  

    IEC 60079-31:2013 (Ed. 2.0)  

    IEC 60079-0:2007 (Ed. 5.0)  

    IEC 60079-0:2011 (Ed. 6.0)

    Marking of Ex t equipment with and without layers of dust
    01 June 2015
  • IEC 60079-15:2010 (Ed. 4.0)  

    IEC 60079-15:2005  (Third edition)

    Minimum degree of ingress protection for non-sparking plugs & sockets.
    01 February 2015
  • IEC 60079-18:2009  (Ed. 3.0)  

    IEC 60079-18:2004  (Second edition)

    Determination of faults

    This document slightly modifies ExTAG DS 2014/003 to address changes introduced during the revision and publication of IEC 60079-11 Ed 6.0. .ExTAG DS 2014/003 has been withdrawn.
    01 February 2015
  • IEC 60079-14:2013 (Ed.5.0).

    Reference to IEC 60079-14 Explosive atmospheres - Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection : 2013 (Edition 5) within an IECEx Certificate of Conformity or Unit Verification Certificate

    Translated Version of 2015/001(Portugese Version)

    Translated Version of 2015/001A(Portugese Version)
    01 October 2015
  • IEC 60079-15:2010   (Edition 4.0)

    IEC 60079-15:2005  (Third edition)

    “X” conditions of certification for non-sparking low power equipment
    01 July 2014
  • IEC 60079-0:2011

    Specification of RTI
    01 May 2014
  • All

    Treatment of Ex Components covered by Certificates issued to older editions of Standards.

    (This Decision Sheet has been renumbered from ExTAG DS 2014/007 to ExTAG DS 2014/001. There have been no other changes)
    01 May 2014
  • IEC60079-19:2010

    Evaluation of stator windings & insulation system

    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
    01 December 2013
  • IEC 60079-15: Ed.4 2010  

    IEC 60079-15: Ed.5 2005  

    ISO/IEC 80079-34: Ed.1 2011

    Production control of non-metallic seal material for Sealed devices
    01 July 2013
  • IEC 60079-0 Edition4  

    IEC 60079-0 Edition5  

    IEC 60079-0 Edition 6. 

    Series of Devices consisting of both “components” and “equipment”
    01 June 2013
  • IEC 60079-1 Edition6  

    IEC 60079-1 Edition 5

    Recommendation to improve the effectiveness of the determination of explosion pressure
    01 June 2013
  • Recommendations for performing spark ignition tests with spark test apparatus (STA)
    01 June 2013
  • IEC 60079-0: 2007 (Ed 5)  

    IEC 60079-0: 2011 (Ed 6)

    Temperature measurement of cable entries on electrical machines.
    01 February 2013
  • IEC 60079-0 Edition4  

    IEC 60079-0 Edition5  

    IEC 60079-0 Edition 6

    Resistance to light of elastomeric materials
    01 September 2012
  • IEC 60079-0:2011  

    IEC 60079-0:2007

    Medium for Documenting Required Instructions
    01 September 2012
  • IEC 60079-11

    ExTAG Decision Sheet – Consideration of Faults on ICs/ ASICs to Cl. 7.6d (2nd bullet) of IEC 60079-11 Ed 6?
    01 September 2012
  • Ex equipment where the equipment includes unspecified IEC Excertified components
    (Revision of DS 2006/002)
    01 September 2012
  • IEC 60079-1 6th Ed  

    IEC60079-0:2007 

    Sealing test of cable glands
    (Revision of DS 2010/007)
    01 September 2012
  • IECEx OD208: 2017
    IECEx OD 005-3:2016
    ISO/IEC 80079-34:2011

    Types of protection that are only part of supplier provided devices
    (Revision of DS 2012/006)
    14 November 2017
  • IEC 60079-0:2011

    IEC 60079-0:2007  

    IEC 61241-0:2004

    Inclusion of an IP rating as part of the marking and certificate
    01 August 2012
  • ISO/IEC 80079-34

    Verification Requirements for Flameproof Castings
    01 May 2012
  • IEC 60079-0  

    IEC 60529  

    IEC 60034-5

    Dust Testing for IP5X and 6x
    01 May 2012
  • IEC 60079-19

    Locked rotor test for rewound rotating machines
    01 March 2012
  • IEC 60079-0

    Avoidance of a build-up of electrostatic charge and use of “X” condition marking on a fixed-mounted touch screen
    01 March 2012
  • IEC 60079-0: 2007 (Ed 5)
    IEC 60079-0: 2011 (Ed 6)
    ISO/IEC 80079-34 (Ed 1)

    Continued conformity of plastic and elastomeric materials
    30 August 2017
  • IEC 60079-0: 2007 (Ed 5)  

    IEC 60079-0: 2011 (Ed 6)  

    ISO/IEC 80079-34 (Ed 1)  

    IECEx OD 005-1

    Continued conformity of plastic and elastomeric materials
    01 July 2011
  • IEC 60079-7

    Determining compliance with winding requirements for enameling
    01 January 2011
  • IEC 60079-7

    Mechanical Security of Soldered Connections
    01 October 2010
  • IEC 60079-1

    Sealing test of cable glands (Revised and published as ExTAG2012/007).
  • IEC 60079-0 1, -2, -5, -6, -7, -11, -15 and -18

    Dated references to IEC 60079-0 in specific protection technique parts of the IEC 60079 series
    01 July 2011
  • IEC 60079-1: 2007 (Ed 6)

    IEC 60079-1: 2003 (Ed 5).

    Measurement of Pressure Rise Time in relation to determination if Pressure Piling has occurred.
    Reconfirmed Christchurch 2015
    01 May 2010
  • IEC 62013-1

    Totality of equipment to be suitable for hazardous area installation when issuing IECEx certificates.
    Reconfirmed Christchurch 2015
    01 March 2010
  • IEC 60079-11:2006  

    IEC 60079-11:200X (Ed 6)

    Ventilation of battery containers.
    Reconfirmed Christchurch 2015
    01 March 2010
  • IEC 60079-1 :2007.

    Test Procedures for Breathing and Draining Devices.
    Reconfirmed Christchurch 2015
    01 February 2010
  • IEC 60079-7  2001 and 2006

    Voltage values in determination of creepage and clearance distances.
    Reconfirmed Christchurch 2015
    01 February 2010
  • IEC 60079-31 :2008

    Sealing requirements and terminology of cable glands
    01 September 2009
  • IEC 60079-0:2004  

    IEC 60079-0:2007  

    IEC 60079-0:2011

    Method of test for measurement of capacitance of non-metallic enclosures
    01 October 2014
  • IEC 60079-7:2015

    IEC 60079-15:2005

    Manually operated arcing or sparking components located within an enclosure
    (Revision of DS 2008/005)
    01 June 2016
  • IEC 60079-0:2006

    Acceptance of test data
    01 June 2008
  • IEC 60079-15

    Assessment and testing of electronic ballasts
    01 February 2008
  • IEC 60112

    Comparative Tracking Index
    (Revision of DS 2006/001)
    01 February 2008
  • IEC 60079-5:2007

    Apparent conflict between clauses 4.9 and 5.1.5 of IEC60079-5:2007
    01 December 2011
  • Assessment of an OEM Service facility
    01 December 2011
  • lEC 60079-11:1999

    lEC 60079-11:200x Ed. 5

    The requirements for the use of capacitors for coupling between Intrinsically Safe and Non-Intrinsically Safe circuits
    01 December 2006
  • IEC60079-0

    Use of non-aqueous organic salt lithium (lithium-Ion) cells
    01 July 2007
  • IEC60079-11

    Galvanically separating components
    01 December 2012
  • Ex equipment where the equipment includes unspecified IECEx certified components

    (Revised and published as DS 2012/008)
    01 February 2006
  • ExTAG Decision Sheets /Procedures for use of components on end products not covered by an ExTR.
    Decision Sheet revised 2010
    Reconfirmed Christchurch 2015.
    01 October 2010
  • IEC 61241-0:2004

    IEC 61214.1.1:1999

    IEC 60079-0:2004

    IEC 60079-0:2000

    ExTAG Decision Sheets /Non-metallic parts of enclosures
    01 November 2004
  •  lEC 60079 11:1999 02

    ExTAG Decision Sheets /Segregation distances where earthed metal separates IS from Non IS circuits
    01 November 2004
  • IEC 60079-11

    ExTAG Decision Sheets / Use of temperature coefficient for ambient temperatures above 40°C
    01 November 2004
  • IEC 60079-11: 1999

    ExTAG Decision Sheets /Electrochemical cells
    01 November 2004
  • ExTAG Decision Sheets / ExTAG Recommendation Sheets Additional source of information related to the application of Ex-Standards
    01 August 2004
  • ExTAG decisions and recommendations: Proposal for a procedure to generate, discuss and finalise them.
    This Decision Sheet has been replaced by OD 035 A procedure to generate, discuss, report and publish ExTAG Decision Sheets
    01 November 2003
  • IEC 60079-11

    Assessment of infallible safety shunt assemblies
    08 October 2003
  • IEC 60079 11: 1999 02

    Clause: 7.1
    Rating of components
    21 October 2002
  • IEC 60079 11: 1999 02 

    Clause: 7.4.2,10.9.3
    Electrolyte leakage from cells and batteries
    21 October 2002
  • IEC 60079 11: 1999 02

    Clause: 7.11, 7.4.8
    Rating of components for battery chargeable equipment
    10 October 2002
  •  IEC 61779 1: 1998 04


    Diffusion Gas Sensing Heads
    This Decision Sheet was revised to take into account changes within the new edition of the Standard.
    31 March 2008
  • IEC 60079-11:1999-02

    Clauses: 5.4, 7.1, 7.4 Electrochemical sensors. This Decision Sheet was revised (2007-09-25) to take into account editorial changes.
    25 September 2007
  • IEC 60079-1 :2003Ed.5

    Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres –
    Part 1: Flameproof enclosures "d"
    01 February 2007
  • IEC 60079-1 :2001Ed.4

    Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres –
    Part 1: Flameproof enclosures "d"
    01 February 2007