1. The CPR Introduction
CPR is the short for the Construction Products Regulation(EU 305/2011). According to the latest regualtion, CPR for cable products which are permanently installed (fixed installation) in the construction works must be CE marked and compliance with CPR regulation from 1st July 2017 for EU countries.
2. Standards and assessment procedures for cables in relation to CPR
The basic reference standard for cables and its performance with respect to fire under the CPR is: EN50575:2014. EN50575 defines a number of reaction to fire classes Aca, B1ca, B2ca, Cca, Dca, Eca, Fca.
3. Test methods for reaction to Fire Classes:
4. Current status of classification at Biadicable
Biadicable is glad to share with you that our LAN cable products verified from Eca Class to Dca Class, and the coaxial cable products verified Eca Class. You can contact us to get our classification reports. And we expect more classification reports to come in the near future. All depends on your demand and requirements!
5. The requirements for EU and UK clients who import from China
The importers should make sure that cable products mentioned above mentioned must be CPR compliant and with correct CE labelling after 1st July, along with the DoP(declaration of performance). Otherwise such cables are not allowed to sell into EU countries.
Biadicable has already shipped batches of shipments to EU countries which comply with CPR this year. With rich experience on CPR production and documents, contact us now and professional sales service is always available!