Goods Safety and Surveillance

Uniform conditions for the marketing of safe products in the EU (conformity marking) Decision No 768/2008/EC — a common framework for the marketing of products in the EU sets out common principles and procedures which EU legislation must follow when harmonising conditions for marketing products in the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA). It includes […]

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Substances Human Origin EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Brussels, 8 June 2020 REV2 – replaces the notice (REV1) dated 23 January 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF SUBSTANCES OF HUMAN ORIGIN (BLOOD, TISSUES AND CELLS, ORGANS) Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn […]

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Transported Pressure Equipment EU Guidance 2021

Brussels, 5 June 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 11 July 2019 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF TRANSPORTABLE PRESSURE EQUIPMENT Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”.1 The Withdrawal Agreement2 provides for […]

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Vehicles EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME’s Brussels, 14 July 2020 REV1 – replaces the notices dated 8 February 2018 (“Type approvals (automotive vehicles)”) and 28 March 2018 (“Type approvals (vehicles and engines)”) and the Q&A document dated 6 March 2019 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES […]

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Cosmetic Product Notification 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Submit a cosmetic product notification How to submit a cosmetic product notification to the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS). Published 18 December 2020 From: Office for Product Safety and Standards New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this […]

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Exporting Controlled Goods 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Exporting controlled goods from 1 January 2021 Guidance explaining what will change for exporters of controlled goods from 1 January 2021. Published 6 March 2019 Last updated 21 December 2020 — see all updates From: Export Control Joint Unit and Department for International Trade New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the […]

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Designated Standards 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Designated standards Information for businesses. Published 3 December 2020 Last updated 9 December 2020 — see all updates From: Office for Product Safety and Standards and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. This […]

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Goods Standards UK 2021 Guidance

Guidance Designated standards Information for businesses. Published 3 December 2020 Last updated 9 December 2020 — see all updates From: Office for Product Safety and Standards and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. This […]

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Placing Goods on GB Market 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Placing manufactured goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2021 What you need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured goods you place on the GB market from 1 January 2021. Published 1 September 2020 Last updated 10 November 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial […]

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GB Goods for NI Market 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Product safety and metrology from 1 January 2021: Northern Ireland Guides on specific product safety and metrology regulations for businesses placing goods on the market in Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021. Published 16 November 2020 Last updated 18 December 2020 — see all updates From: Office for Product Safety and Standards Applies to: Northern […]

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UKNI Marking UK 2021 Guidance

Using the UKNI marking from 1 January 2021 Find out if you will need to use the new UKNI marking and how to use it from 1 January 2021. Published 30 October 2020 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition […]

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Conformity Mark 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Using the UKCA mark from 1 January 2021 Find out if you will need to use the new UKCA marking and how to use it. Published 1 September 2020 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit […]

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Goods on the GB Market 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Placing manufactured goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2021 What you need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured goods you place on the GB market from 1 January 2021. Published 1 September 2020 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy New rules for January 2021 The UK […]

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Goods on EU Market 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Placing manufactured goods on the EU market from 1 January 2021 What you need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured goods you place on the market from 1 January 2021. Published 1 September 2020 Last updated 24 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Brexit transition: […]

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Conformity Assessment Bodies 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Conformity assessment bodies: change of status from 1 January 2021 How conformity assessment bodies will be affected from 1 January 2021. Published 1 September 2020 Last updated 24 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Brexit transition: new rules for 2021 The UK has left the EU. This […]

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Footwear Labelling 2021 UK Guidance

These changes will affect your business if you are: a manufacturer planning to place footwear on the UK market a retailer planning to sell footwear imported from the EU Labelling requirements The rules for what you must show on labels will stay the same. Responsibility for labelling Retailers Retailers will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of […]

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Product Safety and Metrology 2021 UK Guidance

Details From 1 January 2021, the Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 may apply. This guidance explains how existing product safety and metrology legislation would be amended. It describes: the general principles of the changes steps that businesses need to take to prepare the individual changes to 29 regulations It does not […]

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Textile Labelling 2021 UK Guidance

Contents Labelling requirements Responsibility for labelling Applying for a new textile name or manufacturing tolerance The changes will affect your business if you are: a manufacturer planning to place textile products on the UK market a retailer planning to sell textile products in the UK Labelling requirements The rules for what you must show on labels will […]

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Vehicle Type Approval 2021 UK Guidance

Vehicle type-approval from 1 January 2021 What vehicle and component manufacturers would need to do to show they meet safety and environmental standards from 1 January 2021. Published 25 February 2019 From: Department for Transport, Vehicle Certification Agency, and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the […]

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