The Federation of European Explosives Manufacturers is a non-governmental organisation created in 1976 by European industrial explosives manufacturers. The main objective of the Federation is to encourage best practice in the 

industry, particularly in the areas of safety, quality and security, and to make the public aware of the importance of different uses of industrial explosives in creating its infrastructure and environment. 







Next AGM Dates:

  • 25th May 2016 Lisbon, Portugal
  • 18th May 2017 Helsinki, Finland


Next Working Group Workshops 2016 in Brussels:

  • Tuesday, 15th March: Transport & Storage
  • Wednesday, 16th March: Health & Safety
  • Thursday, 17th March: Blasting Practise


What is IMESAFR?

29 April 2013: Listing of the XSD defining the XML File (for Developers)


ADR 2015, the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, Volume 1 & 2 applicable as from 1 January 2015 can now be down-loaded from the following UNECE web-sites: or

Enduser Guidance to EXPLOSIVES for CIVIL USES TASK FORCE: New home-page

23. April 2015: Revised Q & A for Explosives Users


FEEM guidance on small articles (Exemptions from marking requirements Dir. 2008/43)

Guidance Note FEEM European Code Structure Mod.1, April 2013

EU Regulation 98-13 for Marketing and Use of Explosives Precursors: Dir. 98_ 13 Explosive Precursors

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