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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

IECEE Suspends Brazil NCBs and CBTLs from CB Scheme

Effective last month, Brazilian National Certification Bodies (NCBs) and CB Testing Laboratories (CBTLs) have been suspended from the IECEE CB Scheme.  This is the first time that the IECEE has suspended a member. The suspension is attributed to additional accreditation requirements of Brazil’s regulatory authority, the National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO).  INMETRO requires... Read More

FCC Issues Draft Revisions for RF Exposure & SAR Compliance

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued draft revisions to six Knowledge Database (KDB) publications for RF exposure and SAR compliance. They are: KDB Publication 447498 – General RF Exposure Policies for Equipment Authorization Draft revision Existing publication KDB Publication 941225 – SAR Evaluation Considerations for LTE Devices Draft revision Existing publication KDB Publication... Read More