Lighting Certificates

Lighting Certifications


The China Compulsory Certificate mark, commonly known as a CCC Mark, is a compulsory safety mark for many products imported, sold or used in the Chinese market. It was implemented on May 1, 2002 and became fully effective on August 1, 2003



CE mark indicates that a product complies with the European Union (EU) regulations and has the related health, safety, and environmental protection requirements.



The low voltage directive (LVD) (2014/35/EU) ensures that electrical equipment within certain voltage limits provides a high level of protection for European citizens, and benefits fully from the single market. It has been applicable since 20 April 2016.



The Voluntary CQC Mark Certification is a voluntary product certification for Chinese products or products that are imported to China. The Voluntary CQC Mark Certification can be applied for products which are not in the China Compulsory Certification product catalogue and thus cannot receive a China Compulsory Certificate (CCC Certificate). The CQC Mark guarantees the conformity of the product with the Chinese standards (Guobiao standards) regarding safety, quality, environmental and energy efficiencies. Products marked with the CQC Mark are less likely to be detained at Chinese customs. In addition, the CQC Mark raises the competitiveness of a product in the Chinese market. The whole certification process is similar to the Compulsory China Certificate (CCC) certification process.



LED lighting products are now subject to FCC rules to ensure that devices do not cause harmful interference to radiocommunications services.



The GS (Geprüfte Sicherheit) stands for the products are tested safety. It marks that the equipment meets German and, if available, European safety standard for such devices. Although the GS mark is not a legally mandatory requirement, it is widely accepted worldwide.



PSE certification is a Japanese compulsory safety certification, used to prove that electrical and electronic products have passed the Japanese electrical and material safety law (DENAN Law) or the international IEC safety standard test.



The Standards Association of Australian (SAA) establishes the standard of electronics to test whether they are safe enough in daily use. For example, the safety performance of an appliance is checked by using it under uninterrupted overload in high temperature conditions to make sure the premium quality of electronics.