India TEC Telecommunication Update

by Rona Tumamao (September 28, 2018)

India TEC (Telecommunication Engineering Centre) has announced the following Telecommunication products sold or imported into India will require testing and certification. It is interesting to see that servers are no longer on this required list. At this time, the certification scheme/ process has not been finalized. Note, this information may change depending on the readiness […]


Japan to Harmonize ITE and A/V standards to IEC 62368-1

by Rona Tumamao (September 6, 2018)

The Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JIS C) has announced they will be harmonizing ITE and A/V standards to IEC 62368-1 2nd Edition. This standard, which is to replace UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950 and 60065 on December 20, 2020, will go in effect in Japan on July 20, 2018. The official standard will be: JIS C 62368-1. It […]


New Announcement: My Product Line Went to Hazard Based 62368-1, and All I Got Was This Lousy CB Report

by Rona Tumamao (August 21, 2018)

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Important Changes: China Compulsory Certification (CCC) Scheme for Automotive Components

by Rona Tumamao (August 1, 2018)

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Certification & Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA) have published an important announcement regarding the reformation and adjustment of current implementation rules for China CCC Scheme for automotive components. This published announcement includes two Annexes relating to certification of automotive components. As of June […]


New Singapore Enterprise Requirements

by Rona Tumamao (July 24, 2018)

As of April 2nd 2019, Singapore SPRING and Singapore IE statutory boards will merge to become Singapore Enterprise. Products that have existing certification or will obtain certification before April 2019 will be able to change to the new Singapore Enterprise logo until April 2nd 2022 with no penalty. Products that have the old Singapore SPRING […]


China Cyber Security Certification

by Rona Tumamao (July 18, 2018)

  Certification of Network Equipment for Specific Network Security Products On June 27th, 2018, CNCA published the new rule for certification of Network Equipment for specific Network Security Products. Products that fall under the first product category of Network equipment and Network Security Products can now apply for certification. This certification process is similar to […]


G&M Compliance’s Certification Management Service (CMS)

by Rona Tumamao (July 6, 2018)

To be competitive and stay compliant, Hi Tech Manufacturers must obtain Product Compliance Certifications (PCCs).  As companies expand into international markets, the number of PCCs and associated requirements increase dramatically. Companies often attempt to meet these increasing demands by: Tasking a technical employee with managing PCCs. This added burden can reduce focus on core responsibilities, […]


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 […]


News: India BIS Power Supply Certification

by Rona Tumamao (June 19, 2018)

On September 8, 2016, India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an announcement regarding Storage Power Supplies. The Indian government has confirmed that power supplies (both internal and external) used in Servers and/or Storage Devices will require mandatory India BIS Certification. This went into effect on January 1st, 2017. It is important to note […]


News: India TEC (Telecom Equipment Certification)

by Rona Tumamao (June 15, 2018)

Mandatory as of: October 1st, 2018   As of October 1st, 2018, the Government of India, Department of Telecommunications, will officially implement mandatory testing & certification of ALL telecom equipment that is to be sold or imported into India. This Telecom Equipment Certification (TEC) is valid for five (5) years. Test reports from TEC-accredited labs […]

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