The end of the Brexit transition period will trigger a number of product labelling changes, regardless of the outcome of UK-EU trade deal negotiations. Companies will have to update their product labels to take into account new addresses, new conformity marks and understand whether they can continue to use various EU-related logos. With various deadline dependencies, it is vital businesses act now to understand the changes to labelling requirements and ensure they are adequately prepared to meet their compliance obligations from day one.
The UK Government and European Commission have published technical guidance for businesses on the labelling and marking requirements for placing goods on the market in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales), Northern Ireland and the EU from 1 January 2021. These labelling requirements will differ based on the type of goods and assessments required.
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