RoHS Product Lab Testing: A Complete Guide

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The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive restricts chemicals and heavy metals in electronic products imported to or manufactured in the European Union. Ensuring compliance requires lab testing at some level in the supply chain – be it the final assembled product, individual components, or even raw materials. In many cases, importers opt for a combination of these.

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FCC Part 15 Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) Guide

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Importer and manufacturers of certain types of electronic products in the United States must issue a Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC). The SDoC is a self-issued declaration, supported by lab test reports.

In this guide, we explain for which products the SDoC is mandatory, how to create the document, required information, and more.

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EU Energy Labelling Framework Regulation: Guide for EU Importers

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The purpose of the Energy Label is to inform the consumer of the energy efficiency for certain products. Such products include washing machines, refrigerators, TVs, Air Conditioners, and other home appliances. Note that the Energy Label is mandatory if your product falls within the scope of the Energy Label Framework Regulation.

In this guide, we explain what EU importers and manufacturers must know about label creation, energy efficiency classes, and more.

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Radio Equipment Directive (RED): Guide for EU Importers

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The Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU (RED) covers WiFi, Bluetooth, RFID, LTE, 5G, GPS devices. As such, it’s applicable to everything from wearables and tablets to smart home devices and wireless headsets. In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about RED – including standards, CE marking, documentation, testing, and more.

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FCC Electronics Regulation Guide For US Importers

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Are you planning to import electronics to the United States? In this case, you shall verify whether your product falls under the scope of Title 47 CFR Part 15, which is enacted by the FCC.

In this article, we introduce the main requirements of FCC Part 15, including standards, documentation, labeling, and lab testing. Continue reading FCC Electronics Regulation Guide For US Importers

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive: Guide for EU Importers

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The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive covers all electronic products that may cause electromagnetic interference. In other words, devices that may interfere with other electronics.

In this guide, we cover what EU importers and manufacturers must know about EN standards, exemptions, CE marking, documentation, lab testing, risks, and more.

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Ecodesign Directive Guide for EU Importers

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The Ecodesign Directive and the Energy Labelling Regulation lay down the requirements for ecodesign, energy consumption, technical documentation, and energy labeling for electronics in the EU. These regulations mainly cover home appliances, but also computers, power supplies, and LED lighting products.

In this guide, we explain what EU importers and manufacturers must know about standards, CE marking, energy labeling, documentation, lab testing, and more.

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Low Voltage Directive (LVD) Guide For EU Importers

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The Low Voltage Directive (LVD) aims at ensuring the electrical safety in all electronics with an input or output voltage above a certain level. In short, the Low Voltage Directive is applicable to all devices that can be plugged into the power socket. As such, the Low Voltage Directive can be applied both to consumer electronics and AC adapters.

In this guide, we explain what EU electronics importers must know about LVD related safety standards, CE marking, testing requirements, documentation, and much more. Continue reading Low Voltage Directive (LVD) Guide For EU Importers

Electronic Product Regulations in Hong Kong: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell consumer electronic products or home appliances in Hong Kong? This guide explains what you must know about general safety requirements, standards, documentation, testing, labeling requirements, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Home appliances
  • Consumer electronics
  • Plugs
  • Cords
  • Adaptors
  • Ceiling lights
  • Lamps
  • Clocks
  • Fans

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Electronic Product Regulations in Singapore: An Overview

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Planing to import and sell electronic products in Singapore? in this guide, we what you must know about the relevant product regulations, standards, heavy metals restrictions, labeling requirements, documentation, lab testing, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Smartphones
  • Table lamps
  • Hairdryers
  • Refrigerators

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