Product safety accreditation: helping drive safety so products can be consumed and used with confidence
Businesses want to show, and purchasers want to know, that the products they make, sell or consume are safe and will not cause harm. This means trusting the information on a label is accurate and complete. It also requires confidence that the proper process has been followed throughout the production process, from raw materials to the final product.
Manufacturers and importers must follow product safety standards in order to minimise the risks associated with their product. This involves generating and keeping records of technical documentation, placing the appropriate label and providing instructions on its safe use.
In many cases, compliance with these requirements is demonstrated by achieving UKAS accredited status.