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United States
Market recommendations UL Standards for Safety, FCC Grant for Intentional Radiators, EMC compliance for Electrical products.
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes: FCC Regulations,47 CFR
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes: FCC Regulations,47 CFR
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, according to OSHA regulation, 29 CFR
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, TIS-968-A standard and the FCC Part 68 standard according to ACTA regulation. Administrative Council for Terminal Attachment (ACTA) administers the telecom testing
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes
Standardization institute ANSI
Accreditation body OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) , FCC
Certification scheme member NRTLs under OSHA supervision for Safety products. TCB grant under FCC approval.
Certification body NRTLs under OSHA supervision for Safety products. TCB grant under FCC approval.
Certification validity For CSA-US and UL as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards 29 CFR for Safety, 47 CFR for Telecommunication (Radio, EMC, Telecom)
Voltage and frequency 120V, 60Hz (single phase)
Accepting HL test results? YES
Canada
Market recommendations Industry canada approval for Radio, EMC and Telecom. NRTLs approval for Safety.
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes,NRTLs approval for Safety
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, IC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes; besides mandatory certification on medical devices, it is compulsory to register manufacturers? quality management systems (Canadian Medical Devices Conformity Assessment System CMDCAS). This must be done by accredited quality systems registration organizations.
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes
Standardization institute SCC
Accreditation body SCC (Standards Council of Canada)
Certification scheme member CSA International: CB
Certification body CSA, IC
Certification validity For CSA as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards IEC and CSA
Voltage and frequency 120V, 60Hz (single phase)
Accepting HL test results? YES
Mexico
Market recommendations NOM mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC No
Mandatory compliance for Radio
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes
Standardization institute
Accreditation body EMA (Entidad Mexicana de Acreditación)
Certification scheme member Available* There is a special Mutual Recognition Agreement of acceptance of test data between ANCE and other organizations
Certification body For the NOM mark - 1 Year
Certification validity ANCE (Asociación Nacional de Normalización y Certificación del Sector Eléctrico)
Applicable standards 127V (single phase), 60Hz and 220V (multiple phase), 60Hz
Voltage and frequency 127V (single phase), 60Hz and 220V (multiple phase), 60Hz
Accepting HL test results?
Brazil
Market recommendations Yes
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio IEC, NBR
Mandatory compliance for product safety INMETRO (National Institute of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality) and ANATEL (Telecom)
Mandatory compliance for telecom
Mandatory compliance for medical YES
Mandatory compliance for other sectors For INMETRO and ANATEL 2 years
Standardization institute Contour plug (Class II)
Accreditation body 110/220V (single phase), 60Hz and 220V (multiple phase), 60Hz (127V found in states of Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Minas Gerais; other areas are 220V only, with the exception of Fortaleza - 240V)
Certification scheme member
Certification body YES
Certification validity For INMETRO and ANATEL 2 years
Applicable standards Contour plug (Class II)
Voltage and frequency 110/220V (single phase), 60Hz and 220V (multiple phase), 60Hz (127V found in states of Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Minas Gerais; other areas are 220V only, with the exception of Fortaleza - 240V)
Accepting HL test results?
Argentina
Market recommendations IRAM
Mandatory compliance for EMC No
Mandatory compliance for Radio No
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products. Additional requirements have been implemented through Resolutions 96/03 (surveillance conditions), Resolution 197/04 (S-T mark for type certification and S-L for batch certification),& Resolutions 198/04 (products with rating below 50 V).
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical There are voluntary standards and mandatory technical regulations. ANMAT (Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica) is the responsible institute for testing and registration of Medical Devices.
Mandatory compliance for other sectors
Standardization institute IRAM
Accreditation body OAA (Organismo Argentino de Acreditación)
Certification scheme member IRAM (Instituto Argentino de Racionalización de Materiales): CB
Certification body IRAM
Certification validity For IRAM 1 year, for type certification 6 months.
Applicable standards IEC and IRAM
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50/60Hz and 380V (multiple phase), 50/60Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES- for S Mark through TUV
South Africa
Market recommendations SABS mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute SANAS (South African National Accreditation System)
Accreditation body
Certification scheme member
Certification body
Certification validity For the SABS mark as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards Standards South Africa (a division of SABS)
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50 Hz and 380V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results?
Australia
Market recommendations StandardsMark, C-mark (EMC), A-Tick (Telecom)
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, C-Tick
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, C-Tick
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products. Many domestic electrical products must have national certification before sale. A Declared Articles listing is available from the NCB. Components of lighting products are included and therefore need separate certification if fitted as a component to a complete product.
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes (A-Tick)
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute
Accreditation body JAS-ANZ (Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand)
Certification scheme member Available*
Certification body
Certification validity For StandardsMark, C-mark and A-Tick 5 years
Applicable standards SAA (Standards Australia)
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz and 415V (multiple phase), 50Hz (although nominal voltage changed to 230V, 240V can still be found in certain places)
Accepting HL test results? Yes
Israel
Market recommendations Import of electrical products come into Israel in one of 2 schemes: Import testing (which includes test sample from each shipment) or Standards Mark (which do not need shipment testing and has a quicker release of goods from customs).
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes
Mandatory compliance for product safety In general for electrical products the SII Standards Mark is not mandatory. Only for None Rewireable Plugs the SII Standards Mark is mandatory.
Mandatory compliance for telecom No
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, Medical Devices must be registered with Israel's Ministry of Health (IMOH)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute SII
Accreditation body ISRAC (Israel Laboratory Accreditation authority)
Certification scheme member SII (The Standards Institution of Israel): CB
Certification body SII
Certification validity For the SII Standards Mark as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards IEC, Israeli Standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz
Accepting HL test results? HL can assist you with Telecom and Radio approvals
Turkey
Market recommendations TSE mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for some products. 95% of the Turkish standards are comparable to IEC standards. In some cases the complete CE-file is requested besides the SDoC (Supplier's declaration of conformity).
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute IEC, EN, HD and TSE
Accreditation body TÜRKAK (Türk Akreditasyon Kurumu)
Certification scheme member YES
Certification body For TSE mark 3 years
Certification validity
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Kuwait
Market recommendations CoC (Certificates of Conformity). Since March 17, 2003 the PAI (Public Authority for Industry) requires a CoC for numerous electrotechnical products imported into Kuwait.
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products. The CoC shall confirm that the products comply with the applicable Kuwaiti Standards (KSS) and technical requirements. This includes equipment compatibility with the Kuwaiti power supply which operates on 240 V.
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, for pre-shipment inspections
Standardization institute
Accreditation body PAI (Public Authority for Industry)
Certification scheme member Available*
Certification body
Certification validity N/A
Applicable standards PAI
Voltage and frequency 240V (single phase), 50 Hz
Accepting HL test results? Yes
Saudi Arabia
Market recommendations SASO mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, for pre-shipment inspections
Standardization institute BS plug
Accreditation body SASO (Saudi Arabian Standards Organization)
Certification scheme member
Certification body NO
Certification validity For SASO mark as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 127/220V (single phase), 60 Hz and 220/380V (multiple phase), 60Hz
Accepting HL test results? Yes
China
Market recommendations CCC mark (Hermon laboratories has signed an agreement with CQC lab, china, that enables Israeli customers to achive CCC mark)
Mandatory compliance for EMC Limited
Mandatory compliance for Radio
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute IEC and GB
Accreditation body CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China)
Certification scheme member
Certification body YES
Certification validity For CCC as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50Hz and 380V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? Yes
Hong Kong
Market recommendations HKS mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes
Standardization institute HKSTC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre)
Accreditation body For electrical safety: EMSD (Electrical & Mechanical Services Department) and for EMC: OFTA (Office of the Telecommunications Authority)
Certification scheme member CQC (China Quality Certification Centre): CB
Certification body CQC
Certification validity For HKS mark as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards IEC and GB
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50Hz and 346V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Indonesia
Market recommendations Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for EMC No
Mandatory compliance for Radio SNI
Mandatory compliance for product safety KAN (Komite Akreditasi Nasional)
Mandatory compliance for telecom
Mandatory compliance for medical YES
Mandatory compliance for other sectors for SNI mark as long as it complies with the standard
Standardization institute
Accreditation body 127/230V (single phase), 50Hz and 380V, 50Hz (multiple phase) (single phase: conversion to 230V in progress; complete in principal cities)
Certification scheme member
Certification body YES
Certification validity for SNI mark as long as it complies with the standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 127/230V (single phase), 50Hz and 380V, 50Hz (multiple phase) (single phase: conversion to 230V in progress; complete in principal cities)
Accepting HL test results?
Japan
Market recommendations VCCI, PSE, Telecom and Japanese radio Law
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, VCCI
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, Japanese Radio Law
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, PSE Mark
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, TUV or Jate Mark
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute JISC (Japanese Industrial Standards Committee)
Accreditation body METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Certification scheme member JET (Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratories) and JQA (Japan Quality Assurance Organization): CB
Certification body JET, JQA
Certification validity For PSE mark 3-7 years
Applicable standards IEC and DENAN
Voltage and frequency 100V (single phase), 50/60Hz and 200V (multiple phase), 50/60Hz (single phase: Eastern Japan 50 Hz - Tokyo, Kawasaki, Sapporo, Yokohoma, and Sendai; Western Japan 60 Hz - Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, Hiroshima)
Accepting HL test results? YES
Korea, Republic of
Market recommendations EASCC safety mark. KTL and KETI (and their associated CBTLs) are the only safety NCBs that are entitled to issue the EASSC safety mark., but will accept CB Test Certificates to grant the EASCC safety mark.
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, MIC certificate based on FCC requirements
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes
Standardization institute KATS (Korean Agency for Technology and Standards)
Accreditation body KAB (Korean Accreditation Board)
Certification scheme member KTL (Korea Testing Laboratory) and KETI (Korea Electric Testing Institute): CB
Certification body KTL (Korea Testing Laboratory) and KETI (Korea Electric Testing Institute)
Certification validity For K mark as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards National standards (according to the IEC and EN standards)
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 60Hz and 380V (multiple phase), 60Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Malaysia
Market recommendations SIRIM mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC No
Mandatory compliance for Radio No
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute
Accreditation body DSM (Department of Standards Malaysia)
Certification scheme member Available*
Certification body
Certification validity For SIRIM mark as long as it complies with the valid standard
Applicable standards DSM (Department of Standards Malaysia)
Voltage and frequency 240V(single phase), 50 Hz (Penang 230V)
Accepting HL test results? SIRIM
Singapore
Market recommendations PSB Safety mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for many products
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute
Accreditation body SAC (Singapore Accreditation Council)
Certification scheme member Available*
Certification body
Certification validity For PSB Safety mark 2-5 years
Applicable standards PSB
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results?
Taiwan
Market recommendations CNS Mark, which can be obtained for IEC60950 and IEC60065
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes. 12 commodity items fall under the "Voluntary Certification Scheme". These twelve items cover three product categories: electronic (components & modules), vehicle & vehicle components and modules (including engine control system, transmission control system, audio and entertainment system, etc.)
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes. 12 commodity items fall under the "Voluntary Certification Scheme". These twelve items cover three product categories: electronic (components & modules), vehicle & vehicle components and modules (including engine control system, transmission control system, audio and entertainment system, etc.)
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute BSMI
Accreditation body BSMI (Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection - Ministry of Economic Affairs)
Certification scheme member N/A
Certification body BSMI
Certification validity For CNS mark 3 years
Applicable standards CNS (Chinese National Standards)
Voltage and frequency 110V (single phase), 60Hz and 220V (multiple phase), 60Hz
Accepting HL test results?
Thailand
Market recommendations TIS mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC No
Mandatory compliance for Radio No
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes (often provided for by the Pharmaceutical Directive)
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute TISI (Thai Industrial Standards Institute)
Accreditation body NAC (National Accreditation Council of Thailand)
Certification scheme member N/A
Certification body TISI
Certification validity For TIS mark 1 year
Applicable standards TIS
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50Hz and 380V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Denmark
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute DS (Danish Standards Association)
Accreditation body DANAK (Danish Accreditation)
Certification scheme member DEMKO: CB, CCA, HAR, ENEC
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards IEC, EN, HD and DS
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Luxembourg
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute EN and HD
Accreditation body OLAS (Office Luxembourg Accreditation and Safety)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Belgium
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC, EN and HD
Accreditation body BELCERT
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Czech Republic
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute CSNI (Czech Standards Institute)
Accreditation body CAI (Czech Accreditation Institute)
Certification scheme member EZU (Elektrotechnický zku?ební ústav): CB, CCA, Keymark, HAR, ENEC
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards IEC, EN and HD
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
France
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC, EN, HD and NF
Accreditation body COFRAC (Comité Français d'Accreditation)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Germany
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC, EN, HD, DIN
Accreditation body Deutsche AkkreditierungsRat (DAR)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Greece
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute
Accreditation body ESYD (Hellenic Accreditation Council)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Italy
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute Available*
Accreditation body SINCERT (Sistema Nazionale per l?Accreditamento degli Organsimi di Certificazione)
Certification scheme member YES
Certification body CEI (Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano) and UNI (Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione)
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards IMQ: CB, CCA, Keymark, HAR, ENEC
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Poland
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC and EN
Accreditation body PCA (Polish Centre for Accreditation)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Portugal
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC, EN and HD
Accreditation body IPQ (Instituto Português da Qualidade)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 220V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Russian Federation
Market recommendations EAC Mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes
Mandatory compliance for Radio No 
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, for mains powered products 
Mandatory compliance for telecom No
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, for hygiene
Standardization institute Gosstandart of Russia
Accreditation body Rosaccreditation 
Certification validity Up to 5 years
Applicable standards IEC standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz and 380V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Slovakia
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC and EN
Accreditation body SNAS (Slovak National Accreditation Service)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Spain
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC, EN, HD and UNE
Accreditation body ENAC (Entidad Nacional de Acreditación)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Switzerland
Market recommendations CE Mark, Swiss Safety Mark
Mandatory compliance for EMC No
Mandatory compliance for Radio No
Mandatory compliance for product safety No
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, most of the time in accordance with EU
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, Medical Devices Directives of EU are transposed into national law
Mandatory compliance for other sectors No
Standardization institute
Accreditation body SAS (Swiss Accreditation Service)
Certification scheme member
Certification body
Certification validity For the Swiss Safety Mark usually 3 years
Applicable standards CES Swiss Electrotechnical Committee
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
The Netherlands
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute IEC, EN, HD, NEN and KEMA standards
Accreditation body RvA (Raad voor Accreditatie)
Certification scheme member
Certification body Decleration Of Conformity
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards
Voltage and frequency 230V (single phase), 50 Hz and 400V (multiple phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
United Kingdom
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute
Accreditation body UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service)
Certification scheme member
Certification body
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards BSI
Voltage and frequency 240V (single phase), 50Hz
Accepting HL test results? YES
Sweden
Market recommendations CE Mark ,plus in some cases other national marks
Mandatory compliance for EMC Yes, based on the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Mandatory compliance for Radio Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for product safety Yes, based on European Directives for Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Medical Directives and Machine Directive
Mandatory compliance for telecom Yes, based on the Radio and telecommunications terminal equipment Directive 1999/5/EC
Mandatory compliance for medical Yes, based on the Medical Devices Directive (MDD), Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) Directive and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Directive
Mandatory compliance for other sectors Yes, other product directives like ATEX (Explosion Safety)
Standardization institute
Accreditation body
Certification scheme member
Certification body
Certification validity as long as it complies with the relevant standard
Applicable standards BSI
Voltage and frequency
Accepting HL test results? YES

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