Standards and EU Exit

Since 1 January 2021 the UK no longer aligns with the rules or obligations of the EU, with the exception of Northern Ireland which continues to follow certain regulations. More detail of how this affects standards can be found in the related information section under product regulation, where you will also find information on designated standards.  

Resources available on the page found here will help you with UKCA marking issues concerning product certification.

A full overview of BSI’s status in CEN and CENELEC following the General Assemblies vote in June 2021 can be read in the CEN and CENELEC membership section below.

A vote took place on 25 November 2021 at the CEN CENELEC General Assemblies that confirmed BSI's continued membership of the two associations.