On 14th of November 2022, the UK Government has made an announcement regarding “CE’ logo marking. Within the next two years, the UK government has decided to allowing business to use either UKCA or CE markings.
The UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking was implemented as part of the UK's own robust regulatory framework. It demonstrates that products adhere to our product safety regulations, which are intended to protect consumers.
However, within the difficult economic condition created by paramedic, the government decided to giving thousands of businesses the freedom to focus on growing the business.
The purpose of this notice is to reduce cost for business and also eliminate potential disruptions. Providing flexibility in how to meet legal obligations. According to the UK government, plans for future product labeling will be also reviewed to minimize coast and effort for businesses in the longer term.
The government will recognize the CE marking for another two years, giving businesses until December 31, 2024 to prepare for the UKCA marking. Businesses can also use the UKCA marking, giving them the option of which marking to use.