Competent Authority Recognitions

Current CA Recognitions issued by the Health and Safety Authority: 

Recognition No.

Standard/Technical Code Reference

Title

Valid from

CA (R) 01/20223

Titles as listed in CA (R) 01/2022Recognition of standards and technical codes in accordance with ADR 6.7.2, 6.7.3, 6.7.4 and 6.7.531 January 2022

CA (R) 01/20191

IS EN 12094-4:20042Fixed Fire-fighting systems - Components for gas extinguishing systems - Part 4: Requirements and test methods for container valve assemblies and their actuators12 February 2019

CA (R) 03/20191

BR (IRL) 30, Issue 1, January 2019Technical Code for Explosion Suppressor Valve Head Assemblies for Use in Explosion Protection Systems12 February 2019

CA (R) 04/20191

BR (IRL) 31, Issue 1, January 2019Technical Code for Quick Release Valve Assemblies for Use in Fire Protection Systems12 February 2019


ADR 6.2.5, 6.8.2.7 and 6.8.3.7 provide that in order to reflect scientific and technical progress or where no standard is referenced in 6.2.2, 6.2.4, 6.8.2.6 or 6.8.3.6, or to deal with specific aspects not addressed in a standard referenced in 6.2.2, 6.2.4, 6.8.2.6 or 6.8.3.6, the competent authority of an ADR Contracting Party may recognise the use of a technical code providing the same level of safety.

2 IS EN 12094-4:2004 is available from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI).

As there is no standard for the design, construction and testing of portable tanks and UN multiple element gas containers (MEGCs) referenced in ADR Chapter 6.7, the requirements for alternative arrangements for the design, construction and testing requirements and methods other than those in Chapter 6.7 may be recognised by the competent authority in accordance with 6.7.2, 6.7.3, 6.7.4. and 6.7.5.