The Radio Equipment Regulations 2017 (SI2017/1206) covers the safety and performance requirements for all wireless communications and radio equipment placed on the market in Great Britain. Products and equipment that conform to the requirements of the Regulations should display the UKCA Mark and be supported by a valid UK Declaration of Conformity.
UKCA marking is the conformity assessment mark for market access in Great Britain effective of January 1, 2021. It replaces CE marking which will not be accepted after the end of 2022 for most products.
What products are covered by the Radio Equipment Regulations?
The UK Radio Equipment Regulations apply to all equipment placed on the market in Great Britain that uses the radio spectrum below 3THz for communication and for radiodetermination. The regulations apply to both transmitters and receivers. This means that if you manufacture any product that transmits or receives radio frequencies over the air your product will almost certainly be subject to the Regulations.
This includes connected devices such as those that transmit and receive radio signals including WiFi and Bluetooth devices. This could include medical devices, fire detection and suppression products, or many other products used throughout he built environment.
Why choose BSI to meet the requirements of the Radio Equipment Regulations?
The combination of BSI’s independent UKAS accredited test laboratory and our approved body (0086) status make working with BSI for UKCA marking a sound choice
BSI’s RER approved body appointment for UKCA marking is under Module H – which is full quality assurance. We can offer type examination, and conformity based on full quality assurance for the following types of products:
Fixed Wireless Access
Industrial, Scientific, and Medical within the scope of the directive
Mobile (Cellular) Telephone Handsets
Paging (Radio Messaging)
Radio equipment operating below 9KHz
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
Radio Local Area Network
Radio receivers (including broadcast radio and TV receivers)
Short Range Devices
TTE for fixed (wired) network (all types)
And with our expertise in management systems such as ISO 9001, world-class certification services for medical devices and other connected devices, and global coverage, we are here to work with you to navigate the evolving regulatory landscape so your business remains resilient.
Trust BSI for UKCA marking services for the Radio Equipment Regulations to enable you to: