Design the product to meet the standards from the outset
We can help with
- UKCA compliance support
- FCC support
- RED (Radio Equipment Directive)
- LVD (Low voltage directive) compliance support
- Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive compliance
What type of compliance do I need?
Most products sold have to meet prescribed standards.
But depending on the product these can include wireless communications, electro-magnetic compatibility, safety or other standards. This means the types of product and their potential impacts of failure generally inform the type of testing required.
Can I self certify?
Many products sold in the UK and Europe can be self-certified. This doesn’t mean that there is no requirement for risk assessments or testing. For example, where the products are covered by a harmonised European standard the manufacturer of each product must have an evidence folder including risk assessments, controlled drawings and test results.
In addition life safety products have more stringent requirements, often needing the involvement of third parties known as notified bodies.
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