OPSS Statutory Guidance Updates December 2022

OPSS statutory guidance updates – December 2022 –

In December 2022, the British Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published a large number of updates related to product safety and product liability. We have listed them for your convenience. Do you have applied standards to prove compliance in regard to one or more of the mentioned regulations? We recommend you to check the links below to see if any of the standards you applied have been updated. When regulations have been updated by this list, you need to re-evaluate your products against the updated standard and update your Declaration of Conformity.

Statutory guidance: General Product Safety Regulations 2005 
Guidance for businesses.

Guidance: Measuring container bottles: register a manufacturer’s mark
Register a new manufacturer’s mark and access lists of approved and inactive measuring container bottles (MCB) marks.

Guidance: Aerosol Dispensers Regulations 2009
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013
Guidance for businesses on Regulation 2009/1223 and the Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013.

Statutory guidance: Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Recreational Craft Regulations 2017
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Radio Equipment Regulations 2017
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Pressure Equipment Safety Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018
Guidance for businesses on Regulation 2016/425 and the Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018.

Guidance: Packaged goods: weights and measures regulations
What packaged goods are, how they are labelled, units of measurements used and compliance with weights and measures regulation.

Statutory guidance: Noise from outdoor equipment regulations
Guidance for businesses on the Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for use Outdoors Regulations 2001.

Guidance: Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses and market surveillance authorities.

Statutory guidance: Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Gas Appliances (Enforcement) Regulations 2018
Guidance for businesses on Regulation 2016/426 and the Gas Appliances (Enforcement) and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2018.

Statutory guidance: Measuring Instruments Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses and market surveillance authorities.

Statutory guidance: Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
Guidance for businesses.

Statutory guidance: Lifts Regulations 2016
Guidance for businesses.

Guidance: Restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) exemptions for electrical and electronic equipment: how to apply
How to apply for an exemption to use a restricted substance to manufacture electrical and electronic equipment.

Guidance: Product Safety Risk Assessment Methodology (PRISM)

Guidance: Regulations: heat networks (metering and billing)
Guidance for heat suppliers.

Guidance: Restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) regulations
Guidance for businesses.

Guidance: Regulations: restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS)
Guidance for manufacturers, importers and distributors.

Guidance: Designated standards: new or amended notices of publication
Proposed updates to the lists of standards for businesses.

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More OPSS updates from December 29, 2022

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