TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

TÜV Rheinland Announces New Standard for Blue Light Filtration Certification of Digital Device Accessory Screen Protection with Eye Safety Leader Healthe

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Oct 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

TÜV Rheinland and Healthe held a press conference launching the “Blue Light Filtration Certification of Digital Device Accessory Screen Protection” at the Intercontinental Shenzhen Hotel. This new standard specifically provides consumers with a Retina Protection Factor or RPF value, an easy to understand numbered rating that designates the level of high-energy visible blue light being filtered from a digital display. Additionally, the standard and associated RPF value ensures that overall display color quality is maintained so that the visual experience is not impacted. Jay Yang, Vice President of Electrical,TÜV Rheinland Greater China, Justin Barrett, CEO of Healthe, and Steve Chan, Director of ZAGG China Operations attended the conference.

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TÜV Rheinland recognized to assess Level 1 ZDHC MRSL conformance for chemical formulations

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Aug 27, 2018 5:41:35 PM

TÜV Rheinland’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) testing program has been recognizedby the Stichting ZDHC Foundation (ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme) as newest Certification standard to assess ZDHC MRSL Level 1 Conformance (Newslink).

The organization, which has built a reputation as a global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has been approved to assess MRSL Level 1 testing conformance in connection with the ZDHC Gateway™ - Chemical Module. The Module is an advanced search engine for chemical formulations that conform to ZDHC's MRSL guidance. It enables textile and leather manufacturers to find safer alternatives and reduce their use of hazardous chemicals.

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TUV Rheinland Philippines Approved CB Testing Laboratory (CBTL)

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Aug 3, 2018 10:06:47 AM

TUV Rheinland, a testing and certification leader at the forefront of interoperability, performance and safety in the globally connected world, shares that their TÜV Rheinland Philippines laboratory has been accepted to operate in the IECEE CB Scheme (IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components) under the responsibility of National Certification Body (NCB) TÜV Rheinland Japan Ltd. Approval was obtained for the electrical product safety laboratory for the Product Categories and subsequent standards as listed on the IECEE website.

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IEC/EN 62368-1 Certification: Future-proofing your IT/Audio-visual products for Global Market Access

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 24, 2018 9:33:29 AM

With the lines blurring between IT equipment and “traditional” AV devices, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee (TC) 108 has been developing the IEC 62368-1 standard that will replace the existing standings for IEC 60950-1 and IEC 60065. Building upon the foundation of hazard-based safety engineering (HBSE) standards, the new standards is performance oriented and some key changes covers (i) Energy hazard limits, (ii) Mechanical hazards, (iii) Components and (iv) Revised touch temperature limits.

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TÜV Rheinland extends sustainability leadership with U.S. Green Building Council products and materials certification

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 13, 2018 4:00:00 PM

TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services, has extended its sustainability leadership with the recognition of its Green Product Mark by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This new inclusion of low volatile organic compounds (VOC) emission will help customers in their quest to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

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TÜV Rheinland Helps Dahua Technology to Comply with GDPR

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 13, 2018 4:00:00 PM

TÜV Rheinland Shanghai, the world’s leading third-party inspection, testing and certification company, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co Ltd (“Dahua Technology”) to provide a comprehensive solution for IoT (Internet of Things) product privacy protection certification across a wide range of Dahua Technology products. They include products such IP cameras, network video recorders, software platforms and intelligent servers.

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TUV Rheinland appointed as a Notified Body for Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) conformity programs

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 11, 2018 4:00:00 PM

TUV Rheinland Middle East has expanded its presence in the Middle East with the appointment as Notified Body for Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) on 3rd January 2018 to implement its Product Conformity Assessment Program.

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TUV Rheinland Green Product Mark Receives ANSI Accreditation

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Feb 26, 2018 2:35:23 PM

Transparency and credibility of TÜV Rheinland Green Product Mark endorsed by established third-party oversight body

TÜV Rheinland's Green Product Mark has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This means that the Green Product Mark fulfills all the requirements specified by ANSI in its accreditation program for environmental labeling and declarations. This includes the requirement for program partipants to comply with the ISO 14020:2000-09 standard regarding the general principles of environmental labeling.

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TUV Rheinland to test for compliance of imported toys in India

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jan 9, 2018 10:18:40 AM

TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of the TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in testing, training, inspection, consulting and certification, announced that its testing laboratory at Gurugram has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) to test the new IS 9873: 2017, Part 1, 2, 3, and 9 and IS 15644(Electrical Toys) safety standards for testing of imported toys in India.

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TUV Rheinland expands in India with new 2.5 million Euro Bangalore facility

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Oct 6, 2017 6:30:00 PM

TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of the TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in testing, training, inspection, consulting and certification, has expanded its footprint in India with a new 2.5 million Euro facility located at Electronic City in Bangalore.

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