TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

TÜV Rheinland Japan Authorized by South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)

Posted by TUV Rheinland on May 25, 2018 2:25:36 PM

EMC laboratory of TÜV Rheinland in Yokohama (Japan) receives authorization from the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) / local tests in South Africa no longer necessary / Processing times for manufacturers and dealers significantly shorter.

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Topics: Electrical

Fast Tracking for Market Access to Gulf Countries

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jan 31, 2018 4:44:46 PM

TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong, as a GSO Notified Body for the Gulf Technical Regulation for Low Voltage Electrical Equipment and Appliances (BD-142004-01), has concluded a recognition agreement with Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) in the United Arab Emirates.

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Topics: Electrical, MAS

Product testing for the reissue of GS mark licenses

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 7, 2017 10:15:10 AM

ZLS (Zentralstelle der Länder für Sicherheitstechnik – an organization for the accreditation of GS mark certification bodies) has sent an important notice to GS mark certification bodies. It contains details about reissuance of a GS mark license. A test sample is required for retesting before the reissuance of the GS mark license, even if the reissue being applied for is administrative. This would include such projects as 5-year reissues, Co-license issuance, the addition of other models under the same license, and others.

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Topics: Electrical

Successfully Audited: Leek Recognized as a CB Test Laboratory

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 5, 2017 4:08:11 PM

TÜV Rheinland is steadily and sustainably expanding its service portfolio to meet the growing challenges posed by the international market in the best possible way. This is why the TÜV Rheinland Nederland B.V. test laboratory in Leek (Netherlands) underwent an audit conducted by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). With the help of its conformity certification organization, the IECEE, the IEC issues rules for testing electronic products, better known as the CB (Certification Body) Scheme. Following a successful audit, Leek has been officially recognized as a CB test laboratory (CBTL). “This further strengthens our global network of laboratories,” said Frank Möcking, an expert in the CB Scheme at TÜV Rheinland. “We are now able to serve our customers even more comprehensively, particularly those based in the Netherlands.”

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Topics: Electrical

TÜV Rheinland is first TIC company in Thailand and Japan to be designated as Notified Body by GSO

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jun 16, 2017 1:59:29 PM

Development will help manufacturers enter Middle Eastern Markets

TÜV Rheinland is proud to announce that it is the first international third-party testing, inspection and certification (TIC) company to achieve Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO) Notified Body (NB) status in Thailand and Japan. They join TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong, which was the first independent technical services company in the Asia Pacific to obtain GSO Notified Body status for electrical products and toys in June 2015, and TÜV Rheinland Korea, which is also newly designated as NB by GSO.

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Topics: Electrical