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Hazardous Locations Equipment


Certify your hazardous locations equipment and connect to global markets faster with the marks you and your customers can trust

Did You Know?

  • CSA Group is #1 in hazardous locations equipment certifications worldwide. HazLoc is our “sweet spot,” so you can have the confidence of working with a certification team with unrivaled expertise and experience.
  • The HazLoc market is expected to grow to $8,217 million (U.S) by 2022, according to a detailed study by the Allied Market Research. The growth of products utilizing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology is also expected to fuel growth.

If you are seeking exceptional experience in certifying products intended for hazardous locations (HazLoc), we have the unmatched expertise you need. CSA Group:

  • Is committed to safety, security and accelerated global market access for our clients
  • Has dedicated considerable focus to testing and certifying products intended for HazLoc use
  • Is a reliable and recognized standards development organization and testing & certification provider with the marks you can trust

Top reasons to put your confidence in CSA Group for your HazLoc testing, inspecting, and certification services

  • Proven experience: We are recognized around the world as a leading issuer of HazLoc certificates, including ATEX and IECEx
  • Fast and predictable service: We’ll help you gain rapid access to global markets with local HazLoc experts that can help you launch your product quickly
  • Unmatched expertise: We have one of the largest teams of highly experienced HazLoc professionals committed to helping you meet your timeline to market
  • Global resources: Benefit from our investments in state-of-the-art facilities and expert staff worldwide, including North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Comprehensive training: Flexible training options that include personnel certification and basic overview courses on the certification process, ATEX and IECEx requirements, and EN/IEC electrical and mechanical standards

Products Certified

We test, inspect, and certify a variety of products for use in hazardous locations, such as:

Explosion proof enclosures

Gas and flame detection

Motors, generators, and turbines

Adjustable speed drives


Industrial control panels and assemblies

IT displays and handheld electronics

Industrial controls

Large equipment assemblies (skids)

Liquid Pumps


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Marks & Labels

Marks & Labels

Get the marks you need to access and enter your target markets in North America with confidence.

Value-Added Services

Value-Added Services

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