New 62368-1 Hazard Based Standard will Replace ITE 60950 & A/V 60065 on December 20, 2020

by G&M Compliance (June 20, 2018)

Information Technology and Audio/Video equipment manufacturers will need to prepare for this important transition.  Products affected:

  • Computing & networking products:  servers, PCs, routers, power supplies, notebook & laptop computers, etc.
  • Consumer electronics:  amplifiers, home theater systems, digital cameras and music players, etc.
  • Displays:  monitors, TVs and digital projectors, etc.
  • Telecommunication products:  network infrastructure equipment, phones and similar communication devices, including battery powered products
  • Musical instruments
  • Audio/video, information & communication technology equipment:  devices used in homes, schools, data processing centers, commercial and professional environments

Starting December 20, 2020, UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950 and 60065 standards will be withdrawn.  UL/CSA/IEC/EN 62368-1 will replace the previously mentioned standards.  Manufacturers should start understanding the new Hazard Based standard and be prepared for transitioning their product certifications to the new standard.  G&M can offer guidance and expertise to ensure a smooth transition.

For additional information, please contact G&M Compliance, Inc. at 714-628-1020