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Testing and Standards

How to comply with EU vacuum cleaner regulation

The European Union has introduced labelling requirements and power restrictions on vacuum cleaners, starting on September 1st, 2014. The new regulation affects the maximum electrical ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

How to request products certification?

Some suppliers say that their products are conformed with CE, EMC, Reach, RoHS and other specifications. Laboratory Testing by an official “notified body” is necessary ... Continue Reading

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Purchase Process

Ethical manufacturing in Asia: WRAP

Established in 2000, WRAP is one of the largest certification programs focusing on ethical manufacturing. Most of the buyers and suppliers interested in this certificate ... Continue Reading

Testing and Standards

Safety Class Inspection, IEC 61140

IEC 61140: 2010 defines electronic and electrical product safety classes. Product inspections ensure that our suppliers use the right cables and sufficient insulation as agreed in ... Continue Reading

Testing and Standards

RoHS 2 Regulations in 2013

RoHS 2 regulations have been very important for the past 6 years since they were introduced in 2006. (Check out our past article about why ... Continue Reading