Application of directive 2009/137/EC - best practice proposal for MI-005 petrol station instruments



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Author: API; CECOD study group

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In this specific MID/National approach, this document tries to bring the best non regressive practice proposal to the EU community of member states, to soften the “real life market” of petrol stations in the union, and remove the restrictive/obstructive consequences of MID versus market reality and existing instruments already in service or put to market before MID introduction.

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Michael Rawdon, Senior Technologist with Texaco Additives International, is a chemist with over 20 years of fuels experience.
CECOD is the Committee of European Manufacturers of Petroleum Measuring and Distributing Equipment, a non-profit association, providing facilities for its members to share technical information related to fuel measuring and dispensing technologies and processes. CECOD members work closely with European Member States and Authorities in all relevant matters in support of its deep commitment to promote the unification of European Legal Metrology, Safety and Environmental legislation together with its subsequent enforcement.

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