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UL Provides Continuity of Access to the UK and Markets in the EU

Receive uninterrupted third-party services to markets in mainland Europe, Great Britain and Northern Ireland post-Brexit.

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May 10, 2021

UL is prepared to support changes to product marking schemes for the U.K. and mainland Europe immediately.

We have established the following accredited Notified and Approved Bodies in the EU and U.K., allowing uninterrupted support for customers needing the UKCA mark and other global market access services.

UL EU Notified Body Services Capability

  • Construction Products Regulation
  • Marine Equipment Directive
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulation
  • Machinery Directive
  • EMC Directive
  • Radio Equipment Directive
  • ATEX Directive
  • Measurement Instrument Directive
  • Gas Appliance Regulation
  • Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Hot-Water Boilers Directive
  • Toys Directive

UL U.K. Approved Body

  • Construction Products Regulation*
  • Marine Equipment Regulation
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulation
  • Machinery Regulation
  • Medical Devices Regulations 2002**
  • EMC Regulations
  • Radio Equipment Regulation
  • ATEX Regulation
* Approved Body for System 1+ and System 3 will be received in Q3/Q4 2021 for wire and cable (Product Area 31 – Power, control and communication cables).

** Limited scope currently, refer to MHRA website for details.

Our long-standing presence in and knowledge of the U.K. and EU markets helps you meet regulatory compliance as requirements change. Contact us for more information around how UL can ensure access of your products and services to Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the EU.

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