Pressure Equipment Directive (PED)


The Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) applies to you if you design or manufacture certain types of pressure equipment which is placed on the market within the European Economic Area.

Lloyd's Register is an appointed Notified Body* and helps large and small companies inside Europe and around the world comply with all aspects of the PED's conformity modules, including:

  • Product inspection, testing and certification
  • Material approval
  • Design examination
  • Type examination
  • Quality system approval
  • Approval of joining personnel and procedures
  • Approval of NDT personnel qualifications

The current version of the PED is 2014/68/EU, which took effect July 19, 2016. For more information about the PED and these changes, explore our PED knowledge center.

*All Notified Body activities are performed under the accreditation held by Lloyd's Register Verification Limited.