Building (Product Certification) Regulations 2008

Product certificates

14 Content of product certificates

(1)

The body of each product certificate must contain all the information referred to in items 1 to 8 of Schedule 2 that is—

(a)

applicable; and

(b)

not too lengthy, detailed, specific, technical, or complex to be included in the body.

(2)

The body must—

(a)

be headed “Key information” and contain sections in the same order, and using the same headings, as items 1 to 8 of Schedule 2; and

(b)

be written in plain English; and

(c)

contain the date of issue of the certificate.

(3)

The Schedule of the product certificate must contain—

(a)

any information referred to in items 1 to 8 of Schedule 2 that is applicable and that is not included in the body; and

(b)

all the supporting information referred to in items 9 to 14 of Schedule 2 that is applicable; and

(c)

any other information that is needed to ensure that the certificate provides a good overview of the building method or product and of any conditions or limitations of use.

(4)

The Schedule must be headed “Schedule: Information that supports key information” and contain sections in the same order, and using the same headings, as items 9 to 14 of Schedule 2.

(5)

The sections of the product certificate must be numbered sequentially.

(6)

On request, a product certification body must make information and documents referred to in item 13 of Schedule 2 readily available to the chief executive or product certification accreditation body.

Regulation 14: replaced, on 1 November 2019, by regulation 12 of the Building (Product Certification) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/218).