Producer’s Declaration


The company Francesca Pompe Enologiche S.r.l. as producer of the Francesca® volumetric pump using rotary pistons for oenological use hereby declares that the said pump duly complies to food and beverage hygiene and safety requirements and is therefore suitable for decanting wine, grape must and pressed grapes, hereinafter referred to as ‘food and beverage product or ‘product’.

Oenological pumps produced by our company satisfy the requirements of the European Community Directive 98/37/CE (machines directive) and the European Community Directive 93/68 (CE marking and low tension directive) EC regulation 1935/2004 and EHEDG guidelines (European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group), doc. 8, second edition (April 2004) regarding criteria for the production of suitably hygienic machinery, apparatus and components.

In particular the following norms contained within the EHEDG guidelines: EN 1672-2:2005 Food processing machinery – Basic concepts – Part 2: Hygenic Requirements EN ISO 14159:2008 (E) Safety of machinery – Hygiene requirements for the design of machinery

The producer ensures full availability of documents of conformity from its suppliers regarding contact with foods and beverages and management of the production process which permits complete traceability of the same.

Our oenological pumps are produced with full respect of the following criteria described in the norms:

Manufacturer’s Declaration of Conformity
download/open document in pdf format