Businesses offering goods for sale
by weight are required to use approved scales for check weighing to minimum / EC Average weight under the UK Non-Automatic Weighing Instrument Regulations 2016
Approved scales incorporate components to automatically maintain there accuracy including automatic corrections to the weigh cell over the temperature range, and meets the manufacturers original patern for approval to International weights and measures standards,
these can be used to measure food, chemicals, spices and final product.
Disclaimer: If in any doubt as to whether your scales / system need to be approved please contact your local trading standards office This information is intended for guidance only the courts can give an authoritative interpretation of the law.