Content with harmonised standards

18 December 2015
Currently, Holding Down Bolts doesn’t fall into Construction Product Regulation (CPR) standards and they cannot be CE (UKCA) Marked. Holding Down Bolts are manufactured in accordance with BS 7419 (British Standard). This standard is not a harmonised standard like EN/ISO, that will allow them to be CE (UKCA) marked. More about this you can read in BCSA memorandum No 17-14 . In the new edition of EN 15048:2016 (after standard will become harmonised), holding down bolts can be considered for CE (UKCA) marking after initial testing and suitability test in accordance 5.
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18 December 2015
Only products covered by harmonised standards (or equivalent for the United Kingdom) can be CE (UKCA) marked. In EN 15408:2007 version, only products under EN/ISO standard can be subject to CE (UKCA) Marking. DIN standard is a German national standard and unless it is an international/European standard (EN/ISO) and approved by the European Union (or separately by the United Kingdom under UKCA marking) as a part of harmonised standards, it cannot be used for CE (UKCA) marking purposes.
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18 December 2015
Only products covered by harmonised standards (or equivalent for the United Kingdom) can be CE (UKCA) marked. In the construction fasteners industry, products that are covered by the harmonised standard and can be subject to CE (UKCA) marking are to EN 14399-1 (Pre-loaded assemblies) standard and EN 15048-1 (Non-preloaded assemblies). European Union is publishing in Official Journal list of standards that are laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products.
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