6 Steps to Successful FCC Testing & Certification of Electrical Products

Electrical/electronic equipment manufacturers planning to sell their products in the United States must ensure that their equipment won’t electromagnetically interfere with other products or cause harm to the public.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversees and enforces this requirement, per Title 47 of CFR. Most products that can emit radio frequency energy need to be... Read More

Top 10 Compliance Today Blog Posts for Electrical Compliance Engineers in 2015

Each year we see a significant rise in readers and subscribers for our Compliance Today Blog posts. The following were the most viewed posts in 2015. ETSI EN 300 328 Version 1.9.1 Contains Important Updates to V1.8.1 FCC Incorporates ANSI C63.4-2014 and ANSI C63.10-2013 into Rules for Unintentional and Intentional Radiators External Power Supplies Must... Read More

FDA Issues Guidance on EMC of Electrically-Powered Medical Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance document containing a list of recommendations for medical device companies who want to claim electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of electrically-powered products for premarket submissions. Typically, the review of EMC information in a submission is based on the risk associated with EMC malfunction or degradation of... Read More

Inductive Wireless Charging Products Must Comply with These Emissions & SAR Requirements

Manufacturers of new technologies often struggle to determine what electrical compliance regulations apply to their products.  Here is a basic guide for inductive wireless power products, like the wireless mobile phone chargers that are gaining more market penetration. This post is derived from an Intel Corporation presentation given at the recent FCC TCB Council Workshop... Read More