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The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has updated various statutory guidance documents including for the recreational craft regulations 2017

Published on: 19 May 2022


The Office for Product Safety and Standards has statutory guidance documents for businesses giving guidance of the regulations and includes obligations for manufacturers, their authorised representatives, importers, distributors and private importers.

It has just updated several of the guidance documents with further information and clarifications on what actions businesses must take if non-compliance with the regulations is found.

Industry specific regulatory guidance documents that have been updated with the further clarifications include: the Recreational Craft Regulations 2017, the Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2016, General Product Safety Regulations 2005 and the Radio Equipment Regulations 2017.

Other regulations with updated guidance include the following: