CPR is now LIVE!

As of the 1st July 2017 the requirements to meet the European Construction Products Regulation (CPR) is now active. It is now mandatory for cable manufacturers to apply CE marking to any products covered by the harmonised European standard EN 50575:2014+A1:2016.

The CPR will apply to all cables placed on the market for use in fixed installation in domestic, commercial and industrial premises and other civil engineering works anywhere in the European Union. It applies to power, communications and fibre optic cables irrespective of the place of manufacture. These tests with a few exceptions be carried out by an independent Notified Body.

A CPR test being supervised | Basec Cpr
A CPR test being supervised

BASEC is a designated fully Notified Body (No. 2661) for the CPR and for over 40 years it has been a global leader in the testing and certification of cables. We have recently invested heavily in new equipment to allow us to test to all the requirements of the CPR in respect of cables. BASEC is providing a full service to manufacturers and traders under the CPR.

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For an electricians guide to CPR click here