BASEC gains notified body status in Europe (Ireland)

BASEC has now achieved notified body listing in Europe (Ireland) for BASEC Conformity Limited, NB 2851 via INAB to sit alongside that of BASEC UK LIMITED NB 2661 via UKAS. As a Brexit contingency back in early 2018 we applied for CPR status via…

BASEC appointed Construction Products Regulation notified body

The British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC), has been designated by the UK Government Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) as a Notified Body for conducting cable testing to the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and a Notified Body for…

DUCAB and BASEC host Kuwait Fire Performance Cables Technical Seminar

International cable test and certification body, the British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC), has accompanied Ducab, the Middle East’s leading cable manufacturing company, in a high profile technical seminar on fire performance cables advising Kuwaiti engineers and contracting consultants on…

New EU Regulation to change how China exports cable into Europe

The launch of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) for cables last month (10 June 2016) will have a significant impact for all China-based cable manufacturers who export construction cable products to clients in Europe. The new regulation, which includes new…

BASEC Advises Middle East Cable Manufacturers to prepare for Construction Products Regulation (CPR) for Cables

CE marking for fire performance cable supplied to European markets becomes mandatory next year The British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC), the international leader in test and certification services for energy, data and signal cables and ancillary products, will be…


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