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Type approvals pursuant to the X-ray Ordinance

The type approval of X-ray devices for non-medical purposes as well as of parasitic X-ray emitters (equipment with unintended X-ray emission) is regulated by §§ 8 to 12 together with Annexes 1 and 2 of the X-ray Ordinance – RoeV (Ordinance on the Protection against Damage and Injuries Caused by X-rays).

According to § 8 (6) RöV, the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) is the competent authority for granting these type approvals. To this end, BfS commissions the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) with performing technical type tests.

Granted type approvals pursuant to the X-ray Ordinance

In the following table you will find all type approvals granted according to German X-ray Ordinance.

Type approval procedure pursuant to the German X-ray Ordinance (RoeV)

The operation of X-ray assemblies is subject to licensing pursuant to the German X-ray Ordinance (§ 3 no. 1 RoeV). License is granted by the German Federal States’ authorities responsible for the execution of the X-ray Ordinance.

Type approvals pursuant to the X-ray Ordinance: Frequently Asked Questions

Important information for type approval holders and operators of type-approved devices

Details on the appointment of a qualified expert for supervising quality control according to § 9 no. 2 RoeV

The approving authority must appoint an expert for supervising the quality control of the acceptance inspection. The expert must have sufficient technical knowledge and professional experience in order to cope with the responsibility assigned to him.

Application form sheet administrative details

The applicant submits one copy of references, copies and documents about the company and persons in charge to the approving authority.

Application form sheets, technical details

The form sheets indicate the required technical documents. The following documents must be submitted to the approving authority in duplicate:

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