Apr 1, 2021
No manufacturer should claim that a CE marked EN149 type mask has been approved for use by children.
Jan 12, 2021
CCQS UK Ltd has been informed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) that it is an Approved Body (1105) for the UKCA marking; this new marking is required for placing relevant regulated products on the market in England, Scotland and Wales from 1 January 2021.
Jun 5, 2020
CCQS has been notified that a number of manufacturers are selling PPE for healthcare and industrial applications on the back of false certificates and misleading information. The Covid 19 outbreak has exacerbated this situation.
We recommend that prior to purchasing any form of safety equipment supported by a certificate appearing to be issued by CCQS, you verify to ensure that such certificate is genuine.
There are two ways for you to verify that the certificate is genuine:
Verify the validity of the certificate through our online verification system at www.ccqsuk.com
Should you not be able to verify the validity of the certificate in this way, you can send the digital version of the certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org
This must be the complete official certificate and not have any parts deleted or redacted or amended in any way.
If your document states 'Confirmation Letter' this is not a valid certificate.
We can then perform a check for you to find out if this certificate is genuine.
We are notifying various European regulators and law enforcement agencies, such as HSA in Ireland and Trading Standards in UK of any fraudulent certificates or misuse of information.
Apr 16, 2020
CCQS' decision on withdraw of 'Confirmation Statement' document
Oct 22, 2019
We are pleased to announce that CCQS Certification Services in Ireland has achieved Accreditation through INAB and has the certificate number 6028.
Additionally CCQS Certification Services in Ireland has achieved Notification for the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation(EU) 2016/425 and Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC with the Notified Body number 2834.
Please contact us should you have any questions or if you wish to discuss your options for certification. We will be happy to discuss transferring your certification from the CCQS UK to CCQS Certification Services based in Ireland if that is what you wish to do.
We appreciate that during this time our customers may have ongoing concerns or questions regarding Brexit which we are more than happy to discuss with you.
Apr 16, 2018
We are pleased to provide this update on our current activities so that we maintain and improve our service during and after BREXIT.
CCQS is proactively undertaking a series of actions to ensure that we maintain our Notified Body status regardless of the Brexit negotiations. Our objective is to ensure the continued uninterrupted provision of services to our customers, and to provide them with the confidence that choosing CCQS as their preferred partner is the right choice. CCQS has already established an operation based in the European Union. Our European operation is currently going through the accreditation process to enable this to become recognised as a Notified Body in Ireland in addition to our UK Notified Body status. We are very confident the approval of our European operation will be finalised shortly which will result in the continued and seamless support service for our customers.
We appreciate that during this time our customers may have ongoing concerns or questions which we are more than happy to address.
General Manager CCQS
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