UK Government Extends sticky label CE/UKCA Marking Rules Through to 2027

The UK government has announced an indefinite extension of the current provisions that permit the use of adhesive labels for applying the CE and UKCA mark on products. This allowance, which was set to expire soon, will now continue until at least the 31st December 2027.

Furthermore, the government has specified that conformity assessments of products conducted prior to the 31st December 2024 are valid for supporting CE and UKCA marking claims. This means that any product evaluations done to ensure compliance with regulatory standards before this date can still be utilized as sufficient evidence for the CE and UKCA markings. This provision is designed to prevent the need for re-assessment or duplication of compliance efforts during the transition period, thereby helping businesses save on costs and streamline the process for adhering to the UK’s product certification requirements post Brexit.