Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
If you manufacture, supply or import certain energy-related products for sale you must ensure that your products meet the technical design requirements that apply.
The requirements depend on the type of product. Each product category is regulated by a separate European Union implementing regulation. The regulations can specify:
Manufacturers are required to:
You must keep supporting documentation relating to a product model you manufacture or import for at least ten years after it was last manufactured. If the enforcement authority asks to see this documentation, you must provide it within ten days.
Supporting documentation includes technical details about the product and declarations of conformity.
The National Measurement Office has been appointed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) as the market surveillance authority for the UK.
Read the detailed guidance from the National Measurement Office (NMO) on the GOV.UK website.
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