The British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) is a recognised sign of assurance of independent cable testing and approval.

A non-profit making Government-nominated body, BASEC has for nearly 40 years been a mark of reassurance to those specifying cable.

The 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 products are rigorously tested to meet necessary and appropriate British, European and international standards through detailed examination of manufacturers' production processes and controls.

We also provide management system assessment and certification for Quality (ISO 9001), Environmental (ISO 14001) and Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001). A full listing of our clients registered to these international standards can be found on this site.

In addition, BASEC offers 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 disputes.

A summary of BASEC's activities and capabilities can be downloaded here: A Simple Guide to BASEC

BASEC is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England No. 01150237. Registered address Presley House, Presley Way, Crownhill, Milton Keynes, MK8 0ES, UK.