As the UK leaves the EU on 1 January 2021 new rules come into force for construction products that are currently covered by the European Construction Regulation (CPR). This requires products covered by a harmonised European Norm (hEN) to carry a CE mark when placed on the market. From January new rules in the UK require a new mark of conformity Assessment (UKCA) mark to be applied to products put on the market in the UK; Northern Ireland has separate rules where CE marking will be acceptable if the product comes from the EU or a UKNI mark for products coming from outside the EU which includes the UK.
Placing products in the UK market will require the Notified Body to be in the UK and in the EU where manufactures from the UK are exporting to the EU
To help, The Brexit working group of the Construction Leadership Council has published advice and information on the conformity marking of construction products
Read the full press Release here.
And the new guidance EU EXIT BUSINESS READINESS: CONFORMITY MARKING OF CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS HERE