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UK Government announces extension of CE mark recognition for businesses

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) has announced an indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for businesses, beyond December 2024.  

This applies to 18 regulations owned by DBT.

These are:

  • toys
  • pyrotechnics
  • recreational craft and personal watercraft
  • simple pressure vessels
  • electromagnetic compatibility
  • non-automatic weighing instruments
  • measuring instruments
  • measuring container bottles
  • lifts
  • equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX)
  • radio equipment
  • pressure equipment
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • gas appliances
  • machinery
  • equipment for use outdoors
  • aerosols
  • low voltage electrical equipment

There are different rules for medical devices, construction products, cableways, transportable pressure equipment, unmanned aircraft systems, rail products, marine equipment and ecodesign. 

For further information please select the following link UKCA marking: conformity assessment and documentation - GOV.UK (

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