UKCA Conformity Assessment
CEM is an approved body and as such we provide conformity assessment of products and equipment, including design and manufacture, in accordance with national standards, laws, and regulations. Our current sphere of operation includes those products which must conform to the requirements of the following regulations:
- Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
- Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016
- Radio Equipment Regulations 2017
- Construction Products 2011
Step 1: Provide the application to CEM International Ltd. If you want to us to help you with conformity assessment and UKCA marking your product, you may contact our friendly staff for an application form.
Step 2: Receipt of application, Once an application is received, the Company shall check availability of resources for the certification activities, confirm the applicable regulations and standard(s), and any additional testing activities (if required).
Step 3: Signing of Contract Once the availability and the quotation of certification and testing activities is confirmed, the contract will be signed. The Company shall get the confirmation from the applicant on the testing arrangement and the members of the conformity assessment team, including the engineer(s) and the technical expert(s).
Step 4: Implementation of Certification Project The applicant shall have the test (if necessary) conducted by the qualified laboratory, and prepare the technical files as required by the relevant regulations and standards. Once the test and the preparation of T(C)F is completed, the applicant shall provide the file to the Company for review.
Step 5: Implementation of Corrective Actions If there is any deficiency identified during the test and / or T(C)F review, the applicant shall carry out corrective actions as agreed.
Step 6: Certification Recommendation and Issuing of Certificate, If the test and T(C)F of the product is accepted with implementation of correction actions (if any), a recommendation for certification shall be made, and the certificate of conformity and /or an inspection report will be issued to the applicant by the Company.
Step 7: Maintain Technical Documentation Required by the Regulations, Applicant’s technical documentation should support the compliance of product with the requirements of the Regulations. It is essential to retain this documentation.
Step 8: Prepare the Declaration of Conformity and the Required Supporting Evidence. The Declaration of Conformity along with the Technical Documentation should be available to Competent Authorities upon request.
Step 9: Affix UKCA marking on your product and/or its packaging and accompanying literature as stated in the regulation.
The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016 is now in force the old EMC directive was repealed on the 1st January 2021 since which time manufacturers can no longer continue to place products on the market unless they comply with the new Regulations.
The Radio Equipment Regulations 2017 came into force on the 1st January 2021. After the 31st December 2020 no radio equipment may be placed on the market unless it complies with the Radio Equipment Regulations.