Guidance

Weights and measures: national and EEC stamp numbers

Listings of numbers for identifying items of weighing or measuring equipment.

Documents

List of authorised stamp numbers for use by LWMA and approved verifiers - updated April 2018

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EEC stamps for local authorities

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These documents are listings of the numbers allocated to Local Weights and Measures Authorities and approved verifiers for identification purposes on items of weighing or measuring equipment. These lists cover those numbers used to indicate equipment which has been passed fit for use for trade in accordance with the Weights and Measures Act 1985 and those numbers used to indicate successful initial verification in accordance with the Measuring Instruments (EEC Requirements) Regulations 1988.

The National Physical Laboratories (NPL) has a summary of documents and standards relating to non-automatic weighing instruments on the NPL website.

Published 19 September 2016
Last updated 5 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Listings of numbers for identifying items of weighing or measuring equipment has been updated.
  2. First published.