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UK Government Extends the Deadline for Applying the UKCA Mark to Manufactured Goods

November 18, 2022

On Monday November 14, 2022, the UK government announced another extension to the deadline for applying the UKCA mark to manufactured goods.

Whilst the UKCA mark can be used now, this extension means businesses can choose to use the CE mark until December 31, 2024.

In addition, businesses will be allowed to affix the UKCA mark and include importer information for products from EEA countries on an accompanying document or label until December 31, 2027.

Conformity assessment activities for CE marking undertaken by December 31, 2024 can be used by manufacturers as the basis for the UKCA marking, until December 31, 2027.

Read the UK government’s announcement in full: Businesses to be given UK product marking flexibility - GOV.UK

Medical devices update

These changes to the deadline do not apply to medical devices, please refer to: Implementation of the future regulation of medical devices and extension of standstill period - GOV.UK

Contact your local SGS office for more details of how we can support your UKCA marking requirements.

For further information, please contact:

Kelvin Shepherd
Connectivity & Products
PPE Product Manager
t: +44 (0) 193 452 2917

For Connectivity certifications (including Machinery)
Michael Milne
Connectivity & Products
Laboratory Manager Durham
t: +44 (0) 191 377 2000

For Baseefa
David Lloyd
Connectivity & Products
Connectivity Head Buxton
t: +44 (0) 778 728 1999

For Industries & Environment
Andrea Vannuccini
Industries & Environment
Global Equipment Certification Manager
t: +39 338 739 6194

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