CPR introduces new testing and certification requirements for cable products in European markets.

BASEC is hosting a series of technical training courses on the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) for cables from November 2015 through to March 2016.

The course is intended for manufacturers and distributors of power, communication and optical cables that fall under the requirements of the CPR for ‘reaction to fire’, in accordance with EN 50575 and related standards.

CPR introduces new testing and certification requirements for manufacturers and distributors supplying cable products to European markets. It applies to any type of cable that is intended to fit permanently into the structure of a building, including power distribution, final circuit wiring, control and instrumentation and data communications (copper and optical). Important information on documentation/declaration requirements and CE marking rules will also be covered.

The training courses will take place at BASEC’s head office and test laboratory in Milton Keynes on the following dates: 11th November 2015, 9th December 2015, 13th January 2016, 17th February 2016, 16th March 2016. The course can also be commissioned to take place on-site.

To register your interest, your attendance or for more information please contact June Srivalsan at BASEC on email: june.srivalsan@basec.org.uk