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Certification Scheme & Classes

EHEDG offers two main types of equipment certification:

  • Type EL for Equipment cleaned with Liquids

  • Type ED for Equipment Dry cleaned only

The criteria for certification include a design review according to the EHEDG guidelines as well as testing according to EHEDG test methods (where appropriate).

 

Overview of EHEDG Certification Types & Classes

Each of the certification TYPES have subcategories (Classes) as shown below:


TYPE EL - Equipment cleaned with Liquids

EL Class I
Closed equipment, wet cleaned-in-place (CIP) without dismantling

EL Class I AUX
Open equipment, wet cleaned without dismantling

EL Class II
Closed or open equipment dismantled for wet cleaning

EL Aseptic Class I
Closed equipment, wet cleaned-in-place (CIP) without dismantling, steam sterilisable, and bacteria tight

EL Aseptic Class II
Closed equipment, dismantled for wet cleaning, steam sterilisable, and bacteria tight after reassembly


TYPE ED - Equipment Dry cleaned only

ED Class I  
Closed equipment dry cleaned only without dismantling

ED Class II
Closed or open equipment dismantled for dry cleaning only

Certification Scheme (PDF)

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