After the United Kingdom withdrew from European Union, they introduced a new conformity assessment method for the products placed in the Great Britain (GB) market, which is UKCA. Conformity marking, Conformitè Europëenne (CE) can be utilized upto 31 December 2024. For distributing the manufactured goods or handle in Great Britain (Scotland, Wales, and England make up Great Britain) the UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) guidelines published by the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy must be followed.

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Products that fall under the UKCA marking – Product requiring CE marking, also require UKCA marking. This includes most of the electrical and electronic equipment covered by the Europe RoHS and ecodesign ErP directives. Please find the product categories below.

• Toys
• Pyrotechnics
• Recreational craft and personal watercraft
• Simple pressure vessels
• Electromagnetic compatibility

• Non-automatic weighing instruments
• Measuring instruments
• Measuring container bottles
• Lifts

• Equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres (UKEX)
• Radio equipment
• Pressure equipment
• Personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Gas appliances

• Machinery
• Equipment for use outdoors
• Ecodesign
• Aerosols
• Low voltage electrical equipment

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Below, I've particularly included a few products which have special restrictions imposed by UKCA. For more details, please refer to the sector-specific advice.

Medical devices
Rail interoperability

Construction products
Civil explosives
Marine equipment
Energy using products

Transportable pressure equipment
Hazardous substances (RoHS)

Understand the compliance requirements for each product type, prepare a stable technical file, draft a UKCA declaration of conformity and label your products as per UKCA labeling rules.

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