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United Kingdom

Electrical Safety

Below you will find information on how to get your products on the markets.


Country Specific Requirements

Scope for mandatory certification Electrical and electronic appliances
Local representative required No
Critical components certificates required Yes
Component information Yes
Standard lead time 4 weeks
Annual fees applicable Yes
Factory inspection required CIG 022 and CIG 023
Validity of certification mark 3 years

Process chart

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Submit documentation to DEKRA arrow Submit samples, if required by local authority arrow Additional testing, if required by local testlab arrow Issue certificate by local NCB
Step 1 Submit documentation to DEKRA

Document list

Test report / Test certificate CB test report and CB Test Certificate
User manual Yes
Photographs of the picture Yes
Circuit diagram(s) Yes
Copy of the marking plate Yes
Exploded view No
Bill of materials No
Factory inspection report Yes
ISO 9001 certificate Yes, if it is available
National deviations Yes, must be included in the test report
Critical component certificates Yes
Power of attorney No
Application Letter Yes
Local representative information    No
 
 

 

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Step 2 Submit samples, if required by local authority

Samples

No test sample is required, however the right to require a test sample is retained.

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Step 3 Additional testing, if required by local testlab

Additional Testing

If CB or KEMA-KEUR certificate and test report includes United Kingdom deviation, no additional testing is required. However BEAB retains the right to perform any  additional testing required.

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Step 4 Issue certificate by local NCB

Issuance of certificate

Once the approval process is finalized the NCB will issue the BEAB certificate.

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More detailed information on Country Specific Requirements

Energy Efficiency

Yes, scope can be checked here.

 

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Scope for mandatory certification

Electrical and electronic appliances.

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