Brexit – Consequences of the Agreement

Date: 18.01.2021 | Download: Technical article (PDF) | Author(s): Prof. Jörn P. Lass, Andreas Woest | Contact: Jürgen Benitz-Wildenburg

Status and practical advice for manufacturers of construction elements in dealing with certificates and markings

At the last minute, Brussels and London put a 1,200-page trade and cooperation agreement under the Christmas tree. This brings new formalities and documents to manufacturers, distributors and installation companies in our industry. Companies with a business relationship with the UK now have to deal with many detailed issues. We want to answer some questions based on a first analysis of the agreement and official sources. The ongoing practical interpretation of the treaty will certainly keep us busy for the next few months, and we will provide further information. But the good news beforehand: Due to the close cooperation with our partner UL, ift clients can be sure that compatible ift test evidences are also recognized in Great Britain and that UL test evidences from the UK can be used for CE marking.

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