The Declaration of Conformity for complying with the requirements of the PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 must have the following elements:

  • PPE information (product name, and type, batch or serial number)
  • Name and address of the manufacturer 
  • Where applicable, details of the authorised representative
  • An object of the Declaration, including identification information about the product allowing its traceability and, where necessary, a colour image.
  • The following statement or similar "This declaration of conformity is issued under the sole responsibility of the manufacturer."
  • The statement "The object of the declaration described in point 4 conforms with the relevant Union harmonisation legislation: …."
  • Reference information about the relevant harmonised standards used or references to the other technical specifications
  • Where applicable, the ID number of the notified body, the relevant conformity assessment module, and the reference number of the EU type-examination certificate.
  • Where applicable, the following statement "the PPE is subject to the conformity assessment procedure … under the surveillance of the notified body … (name, number)"
  • Signature details (name, function, place and date of issue).

More info on the subject can be found in Annex IX of the Regulation.