Using the UKCA mark from January 1st 2021

The UK Government through the Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in conjunction with the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has now published guidance on the use of the UKCA mark. 

The guidance published by the Dept. relates 17 items of “EU” originated legislation which are now adopted into “UK” legislation.

These Regulations and Directives cover a large range of manufactured goods which will move from the CE regime to the UKCA regime, PPE is one of the 17.

Because of the wide range of goods, the guidance published is “high level” and general in nature and does not at this stage answer all the detailed questions necessary to effect a successful migration. The PPE regulations are arguably more complex than many of the regulations included in the guidance. The Team at BSIF have endeavored to explain the changes in this link… 


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