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Who is responsible for making sure plumbing products comply with the Water Fittings Regulations?

22 May 2024

Who is responsible for making sure plumbing products comply with the Water Fittings Regulations? Most consumers assume that manufacturers are solely responsible for making sure plumbing products comply with the water fittings regulations but that’s

Change to WRAS Approval Number

02 January 2024

Change to WRAS Approval Number What has Changed Approval numbers have increased from 7 to 9 digits The change is effective for all new product and material approvals granted after 1st January 2024 The approval number structured as follows: YY MM

Updated F2 and supporting guidance

18 July 2023

W​RAS have updated the F2 application form. CHANGE 1: Appendix D has been added and includes check boxes to identify if the application is submitted via a laboratory or if it is submitted directly to WRAS. WRAS require the section to be completed in

Updated Secondary Form F3

18 July 2023

T​he secondary approval form has been updated. T​he new form includes a declaration section on product marking. This section is to assist with product inspection and provides applicants the opportunity to keep the marking that is on the primary

New Water Storage Scheme

01 February 2023

WRAS is pleased to announce that it's launching an improved application process for hot and cold water storage. This follows a review of the process and feedback from a number of manufacturers. The W​RAS approval scheme currently identifies issues

New Fast Track Service

11 November 2022

Is the clock ticking for you to gain trusted certification for your plumbing products? WRAS is now offering fast-track approval assessments for manufacturers. Ten applicants can now opt to have their application fast-tracked before our regular

Updated F2 Application Forms

29 September 2022

WRAS has updated the F2 application form for Product Approvals. The updated form includes more clarity on what may be accepted as evidence for technical drawings and photographs The form (version 3) also includes an additional question regarding the

F2 Guidance

07 December 2021

A guidance document is now available to assist applicants in completing the F2 application form. The guidance document can be found here .

Dual Flush

19 November 2021

WRAS study shows millions of people confused by short flush and long flush options. UK households could save water and cut water bills with simple changes. WRAS findings released on World Toilet Day. Toilet manufacturers are being urged to

WRAS Awarded UKAS Accreditation

12 August 2021

WRAS has been accredited by UKAS (The United Kingdom Accreditation Service), bringing new, additional assurances for customers using the WRAS approvals scheme. This accreditation provides WRAS’s customers with third party assurance that it is


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