What is the UKCA Mark?
The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is a new UK product marking used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). It covers most goods which previously required the CE marking.
The Northern Ireland market, will continue to meet relevant EU rules including CE marking or UKNI marking. Further guidance can be found here.
What does a UKCA mark show?
By affixing a UKCA mark to a product and placing it onto the GB market, the manufacturer is stating that the product meets the UK Regulations.
When does the UKCA mark come into force?
The UKCA mark will be used to replace the CE Marking requirements for products being placed on the GB market from the 1st January 2021. For most products there is a transitional arrangement for acceptance of CE marking until 31st December 2024 following the announcement of an extension.
Download our free guide to the UKCA Mark
The new UKCA Mark applies in the UK from 31st December 2024, replacing the CE Mark for products placed on the UK market. Are you ready? Not sure what that means for your products? View our guide below explaining the new rules.
Download our free guide to the UKCA Mark - changes to product compliance, certification, testing and market access:
Guidance - Placing manufactured products on the market in Great Britain
Guidance - Using the UKCA marking
Guidance - UK conformity assessment