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Regulatory Change in Asia You Need to Know Now

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 12, 2018 5:59:14 PM

Here are some of the latest updates on regulations, certifications, drafts and amendments for countries in Asia:

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Topics: regulatory compliance, Regulatory updates

Formulating of Green House Gas Regulations

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Aug 8, 2016 10:17:14 AM

The Indonesian government has taken action on the Paris Agreement which undertakes to anticipate global climate change by changing Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

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Topics: Regulatory updates

Latest Developments of Standards and Certifications Systems in South Korea and India

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 8, 2016 11:28:07 AM

South Korea:

The Electric Appliances Safety Control Act was revised, and “Safety Certification” (which requires manufacturer factory inspection by a certification body) was changed to “Safety Confirmation” (manufacturer’s self-regulatory declaration to a certification body) for seven items, including copiers, in December 2015.

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Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods – manual of tests and criteria (including UN38.3 lithium-ion battery)

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

The Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods – Manual of Tests and Criteria Note 1 have been reissued. Rev.6 was reissued again as Rev.6 (reissued on 17-02-2016) and Section 38.3 “testing criteria of lithium metal and lithium-ion batteries” has been amended due to some contradictions in the first published document.

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New Australian Standard on Recessed Luminaires

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

On February 29, 2016 Standards Australia published the Joint Australian/News Zealand Standard for luminaire safety.

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Topics: Regulatory updates

Australian consumer law interim ban on hoverboards that do not meet specific safety requirements

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Mar 30, 2016 9:17:15 PM

On March 18, 2016, Kelly O’Dwyer, the Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer announced to impose an interim ban on Hoverboards that do not meet specific safety requirements.

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Topics: Regulatory updates