Legislation and Standards

It is vital specifiers and end users choose products that are fully compliant with legislation. This ensures the product is safe, fit for purpose and does not expose the specifier to the threat of litigation.

The DHF is the premier source of information on legislation and standards concerning its relevant products. Details of the various legal rules and standards are available on the specialist product sections on this website. The primary regulations that cover DHF members’ products are:

  • Building Regulations
  • Machinery Directive
  • Construction Products Regulation

The most relevant British, European and international standards that apply can be downloaded here.



DHF has a wide range of publications available to download or view online. These include best practice guides and technical documents for products.

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