Compliance with requirements of the EN 12278 standard - Petzl Denmark

Compliance with requirements of the EN 12278 standard


  • Carefully read the Instructions for Use used in this technical advice before consulting the advice itself. You must have already read and understood the information in the Instructions for Use to be able to understand this supplementary information.
  • Mastering these techniques requires specific training. Work with a professional to confirm your ability to perform these techniques safely and independently before attempting them unsupervised.
  • We provide examples of techniques related to your activity. There may be others that we do not describe here.

The PRO TRAXION is certified to the EN 567 standard, mountaineering equipment, rope clamps.

The PRO TRAXION is not certified to the EN 12278 standard (pulleys), due to contradictions between the marking requirements of this standard, and those required by the rope clamp standards.

Even so, the certification body has performed the EN 12278 tests and stated that the PRO TRAXION complies with its requirements. Only the marking and documentation requirements have not been followed.