Guidance

MIN 534 IMO approved fire test laboratories - UK approved process

Steps required to become a testing laboratory recognised by the UK administration and notified by the MCA to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Documents

MIN 534 (M+F) Marine equipment directive- IMO approved fire test laboratories- UK process for recognition

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This note explains the process in place for test laboratories to become a UK recognised IMO fire test laboratory. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) notifies the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which then publishes a list of all recognised fire test laboratories as an IMO circular. At the time of publishing this MIN, the latest IMO circular was SSE.1/Circ.1/Rev.2.

Notice to all fire test laboratories, notified bodies and UK nominated bodies

Published 10 August 2017