IT Equipment Compliance to IEC 60950 for Taiwan BSMI Requires Additional I/O Port Testing

For a manufacturer looking to add Taiwan to its information technology equipment homologations program, a BSMI approval is required.  Therefore, testing supplemental to typical IEC 60950 certification is necessary.  Standard compliance with IEC 60950 allows for the waiver of testing of I/O ports if they are sourced from a SELV (safety extra low-voltage) and/or power... Read More

CCC Certification for Product Safety & EMC Required for China Market Entry

China is fast becoming the largest consumer market in the world, and for many products, China Compulsory Certification (CCC) is necessary for manufacturers to tap this market. Certification Bodies There are three main certification bodies (CBs) for electronic equipment: China Quality Certification Center (CQC) – issues all electronic equipment CCC certificates China Information Security Certification... Read More

China CCC Product Safety Compliance for A/V & IT Equipment is Changing

Audio/video equipment and information technology equipment intended for sale in China must meet new China Compulsory Certification (CCC) product safety requirements starting in November and December, respectively. In February, the Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA) Technical Committee for High Tech Industry finalized the certificate update instructions for both GB8898 (Audio, Video and Similar... Read More