CE marking

CE, UKCA, and UKNI Marking
CE, UKCA, and UK(NI) Marking
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At present, the methods for obtaining CE, UKCA, and UK(NI) marks are the same. The holder of one mark can currently obtain the other mark in a relatively simple process by engaging the services of an additional notified body holding the necessary registration.
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TDUK Trade Note calls for clarity on UKCA/CE marking
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Timber Development UK (TDUK) is calling for the next government to remove the continuing uncertainty around CE marking and the UKCA mark on construction products. At the point that the UK exited the EU back in January 2020, the UK government was very firmly of the intent that recognition of...
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TDUK Trade Note: CE/UKCA marking update
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In our latest Trade Note, we look at the latest developments regarding CE and UKCA marking ahead of the 2025 deadline, and consider what we should be asking our potential MPs ahead of next month's General Election. TDUK is calling for the next Government to remove the uncertainty for UK...
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TDUK Trade Note: HMRC timber import statistics and Coniferous Plywood data
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Timber Development UK uses the latest timber import data, published by HM Revenue & Customs, to collate and release monthly updates on timber imports to the UK. According to HMRC statistics, softwood plywood imports experienced a 23.8% fall compared with January-February 2023. However, TDUK is concerned these figures are not...
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TDUK Trade Note: Are you trading in CE/UKCA Marked Wood Products?
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The intention is that the National Regulator for Construction Products (NRCP) will become fully operational once the Building Safety Bill and subsequent secondary legislation have been approved by Parliament. This new legislation would give the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) all the necessary legal powers to carry out...
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‘Indefinite’ recognition of CE mark for some goods – but construction products are excluded
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The Department for Business and Trade this morning announced an indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for UK businesses – but clarifications since have revealed that this will not extend to construction products. Rather, this announcement only applies to the 18 sectors that fall under the Department for...
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CE marking: implications for timber products
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Understand the importance of the CE marking on timber products, that indicates health and safety requirements and not a mark for quality
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