Component Approvals

D​o you have a number of individually approved components that you wish to market as one product?

You can apply directly to WRAS i​f you wish to;

  1. combine an assembly of a number of approved components, where no additional testing is required, under a single approval, or,
  2. add models where the only changes are cosmetic (where the only changes, do not affect water water pathway. e.g. change of surface finish or operating members.)

T​o obtain a component approval the following requirements need to be met:

  • T​he declared components all have a valid WRAS approval
  • T​he declared components match the original approval and have not been modified. (Cosmetic changes e.g. surface finish or operating members are permitted)
  • Marking of the components matches the original approvals
  • ​All items in the water pathway are covered by an approval
  • N​o additional testing is required

What are the benefits ?

  • No requirement for repeat testing
  • Faster approval process
  • M​ore direct communication
  • O​ne approval number covers an assembly of products

H​ow much will it cost?

  • A​ component approval assessment will cost £420 plus VAT per application.
  • This will be paid directly to WRAS without the need for additional testing fees.

H​ow do I apply for a component approval?

I​f you would like to take advantage of this service you can apply to Please provide the following information:

  1. Completed F2 application form & Schedule of material
  2. Drawings of the product
  3. Forms can be downloaded from the download section here.

W​hat happens next?

WRAS will:

  • Review your application and confirm no additional testing is required.
  • Issue proforma invoice information
  • Request samples for inspection (these can be collected following inspection)
  • Process the application providing feedback directly to the applicant or their agent



We use cookies to give you the best possible experience with WRAS. Some are essential to provide website functions and ensure the website is secure. We also use cookies to help us understand how people use the site and to make improvements. Click "Accept All" to enable recommended settings or click "Manage cookies" to adjust your settings. For more details, see our Cookie Policy.