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General information

With its headquarters in The Netherlands, several offices throughout Europe, its participation in the CENELEC Certification Agreement and DEKRA's leading position in the European ENEC scheme we are perfectly organized to help you get access to all European countries. Based on DEKRA testing you can get access to the national certification marks of almost all European countries without retesting.

Technical information

Voltage 230V
Frequency 50Hz
G Plugtype

Certification mark(s)

Certification Certification Certification Certification Certification

Facts

DEKRA Local Support Yes
Capital London
Language English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)
Currency British pounds (GBP)
Area 244,820 sq km
Population 62,698,362 (July 2011 est.)
Time UTC +1
GDP Value: $2.189 trillion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 9
Export volume Value: $405.6 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 11
Import volume Value: $546.5 billion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 7
Import commodities manufactured goods, machinery, fuels; foodstuffs
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IECEE member U.K NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE IECEE (UKIECEE)
CB scheme member (NCB) Yes
Applicable standards BS - Based on IEC: Yes
Certification mark(s) BEAB

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

 RegulatoryCertificationMark
Safety Mandatory Voluntary

BEAB Mark

KEMA Quality-KEUR BS recommended CCA notification of Test Results for local mark

EMC Mandatory Voluntary CE
Energy Efficiency Mandatory Voluntary
CE