Until next 31st December 2020, products covered by assessments or certificates issued in the United Kingdom can still be marketed in the European Union without restrictions. This will however change as of 1st January 2021 (unless a new agreement with the United Kingdom will be concluded). Starting from 2021, the United Kingdom will be a third-country for the EU. Certificates and ETAs or markings in accordance with the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), which are linked to bodies/authorities in the UK, e.g. European Technical Assessment Bodies or Notified Bodies, will no longer be valid in the EU as of 1st January 2021.
Legal background (according to the information provided by the European Commission on UK European Technical Assessment (ETA) of United Kingdom after Brexit):
“The Brexit notice on industrial products (available here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/notice_to_stakeholders_industrial_products.pdf) clearly indicates that certificates must be under the responsibility of an EU body to be valid to demonstrate conformity for products placed on the market as of 1 January 2021. The notice includes the CPR in the annex of legislation covered by it.
See in particular footnote 16 of the notice, to the section on conformity assessment, which clearly indicates that: The legal consequences set out in this section also apply, mutatis mutandis, in relation to: (a) European Technical Assessments issued by Technical Assessment Bodies designated by the UK authorities under Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC, OJ L 88, 4.4.2011, p.5.”
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