20210616_Brexit / UKCA information


The UK Office for Product Safety & Standards publishes Guidance for PPE being supplied in or into Great Britain as well as for PPE being supplied in or into Northern Ireland. For the latest version of the guidance, see : Guidance for businesses on Regulation 2016/425 and the Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018 


Link to the official list of Approved Bodies for PPE 


Our effective member in the UK, BSIF, published a some Q&A concerning Brexit on their website (News section) - see www.bsif.co.uk/newsarticles 


202112 : ESF organises on 16/02/2022 a webinar on UKCA for its members - see https://www.eu-esf.org/services/workshops/ukca-workshop-16th-of-februari-2022 

202108 : The UK Government has extended the deadline by one year, through until the 1st of January 2023, for the placing on the market of CE marked product to still be acceptable in GB (England, Wales and Scotland). This means UKCA certification is necessary latest 1/1/2023 instead of 1/1/2022. See https://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-ukca-marking#check-whether-you-need-to-use-the-new-ukca-marking 

20201118 : find here the ESF note concerning UKCA mark

20190611 : find here the paper ESF prepared on the consequences for certificates in case of a no deal Brexit

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