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Do Schneider Electric IEC or NEMA starters meet the European standard for explosion proof enclosures?

Issue:
Is IEC or NEMA starters meet the European standard for explosion proof enclosures

Product Line: 
NEMA / IEC Contactor and Starters

Environment:
North American Products

Resolution:
No. Neither the NEMA starters, nor the IEC starters offered in the US, meet the European standard for explosion proof enclosures. In other words, they are not available in NEMA 7 and 9 enclosures (commonly called "explosion proof" enclosures).
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