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Cable Compliance

Regulatory and Legislative Requirements


In addition to the raft of national, international, and industry standards that a cable must meet, it must also comply with a number of legislative and regulatory requirements. They cover the full spectrum - from the base materials they are manufactured from to how they are handled when their useable lifecycle is completed, and everything else in between. The responsibility for compliance with these rules and regulations will depend on where in the supply chain you are but some of the ones we confirm and verify are detailed below:

ROHS Cable Compliance

RoHS Compliance

We comply with the European Directive for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances EU 2015/863

Construction Products Regulation CPR for Cables

CPR Compliance

We supply cables for fixed installation in buildings that are compliant with the Construction Products Regulation.

REACH compliance for cable

REACH Compliance

Our cables are compliant under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals European Directive.

LV Directive compliance

Low Voltage Directive Compliance

Compliance with the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU is assured for harmonised standard cables rated AC 50V to 1000V and DC 75V to 1500V.

Ce Marking Compliance (1)

CE Marking & UKCA Marking Compliance

Designating a product that has been proven to meet European legislation on health & safety and is suitable for free trade across Europe.

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The Cable Lab

Quality Assurance testing in our UKAS accredited ISO 17025 cable labortory

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BSI Cable Testing Verification Kitemark

BSI Kitemark Testing

Third-party quality mark achieved only after the intensive cable-specific testing

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CPD certified training

Cable training programmes certified by CPD for continuous professional development

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