General Product Safety Directive (EU) / Regulations (UK)

Note that from 13th December 2024 in the EU and Northern Ireland the GPSD is being replaced with GPSR. All products placed on the market after that date in the EU or Northern Ireland will need to comply with the GPSR.


UK GPSR guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/general-product-safety-regulations-2005/general-product-safety-regulations-2005-great-britain
The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 - basic requirements for any electrical item brought to market
and the actual legislation: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/1101/contents
plus subsequent amendments: The Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016: Northern Ireland - and similar regulations for Northern Ireland


Product safety and GPSD overview: https://ec.europa.eu/info/business-economy-euro/product-safety-and-requirements/product-safety/consumer-product-safety_en