UK product safety and metrology changes in a no-deal Brexit

A guide to help businesses and regulators check if their responsibilities or tasks will change and how to prepare.



In a no-deal Brexit, the Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 will apply.

This guidance explains how existing product safety and metrology legislation will be amended. It describes:

  • the general principles of the changes
  • steps that businesses need to take to prepare
  • the individual changes to 29 regulations

It does not cover legislation that is the responsibility of the Health and Safety Executive or the Northern Ireland Office.

Read detailed guides for businesses on specific product safety and metrology regulations in a no-deal Brexit.

Published 25 March 2019
Last updated 23 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Guide revised due to the amendment of the regulations that will apply in a no-deal Brexit.
  2. First published.