The British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) is a recognised sign of assurance of independent cable testing and approval, and has been operating for 40 years.
A leader in product certification services for electrical cables, data and signal cables and ancillary products, BASEC has a reputation for quality, clarity and ensuring safety in cables.
All approved products are rigorously tested and retested to ensure they meet necessary and appropriate British, European and international standards. Manufacturers’ production facilities, processes and controls are subjected to detailed and ongoing examination and assessment. A list of approved products and their manufacturers is always available on the BASEC website.
BASEC offers Notified Body services for testing (system 3) and certification (system 1+) to manufacturers and suppliers of all types of cable under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) reaction to fire requirements.
BASEC also provides management system assessment and certification for Quality (ISO 9001), Environmental (ISO 14001) and Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001) to cable manufacturers and traders worldwide. A full listing of BASEC clients registered to these international standards can be found on the BASEC website.
In addition, BASEC offers tailored
testing services, and specialist assessment and auditing services including
Process Capability in cable making, Certificates of Assessed Design for
innovative cable products and independent testing and reporting in the event of
If you would like more information about BASEC please visit: http://www.basec.org.uk/