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The Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment) Regulations 2021

16 February 2022


  • The Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016

  • The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008

  • The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations 2010

  • The Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for Use Outdoors Regulations 2001

  • The Aerosol Dispensers Regulations 2009

  • The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012

  • The Explosives Regulations 2014

  • GB Retained: Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

  • The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016

  • The Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 2016

  • The Lifts Regulations 2016

  • The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016

  • The Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2016

  • The Gas Appliances (Enforcement) and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2018

  • The Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018

Comes into force: 9th December 2021
Jurisdiction: UK
CE Markings will continue to be accepted on the market in Great Britain until the 31st December 2022, while the period in which UKCA markings can be placed on a label fixed to equipment or be included on an accompanying document is extended to 31st December 2023. These extensions are made to give businesses sufficient time to comply with new UK conformity assessment markings that have been introduced due to the UK leaving the EU.
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