Technical bulletin: UKCA marking

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This bulletin summarises the key points that the construction industry must be aware of throughout 2021. Some gaps still exist and guidance may change throughout the year.



  • Summary of the EU CPR (including harmonised standards and European Assessment Documents)
  • Summary of the UK CPR (including 2019 and 2020 Amendments)
  • Manufacturer obligations (including dual marking, third country status and conformity)
  • Authorised representative obligations
  • Importer obligations
  • The risk of divergence in the regulation of construction products
  • Annex A – a list of EU tertiary legislation adopted by the UK CPR.

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This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.



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Repairs become necessary when a building is no longer safe or serviceable for its intended purpose, or to restore or improve its appearance, performance or function.


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