According to the SPV Directive, the following information must be visible on the label of each simple pressure vessel sold in the EU:

  • CE marking symbol
  • The last two digits of the year in which the conformity symbol was affixed
  • Contact details of the manufacturer (name, registered trademark and address)
  • Where applicable, the contact information of the importer
  • Where applicable, the identification number of the notified body that assessed the product
  • The maximum working pressure (PS in bar)
  • the maximum and minimum working temperature (Tmin in °C / Tmax in °C)
  • the capacity of the pressure vessel (V in L)
  • the type and serial or batch number of the vessel.

Note: Additional labelling requirements may apply if specified in the relevant harmonised standards.