exida, the global leader in functional safety certification for the process industries, has certified the Detcon DM-700 Toxic Gas Sensor for functional safety, ensuring that it meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2 capability per IEC 61508: 2010.
“Detcon’s capabilities were confirmed through an extensive certification process that included the completion of a Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) and evaluation of proven field history for this unit,” says John Yozallinas, exida Evaluating Assessor. “The combination of these assessments demonstrates full compliance with IEC 61508 to the end-user.”
“exida’s technical expertise gave us confidence when choosing them as our certification body,” says Bob Masi, Detcon President. “They have a tough program and completing this certification is a real achievement.”