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TUV Rheinland Offers Complete Testing Services of Electronic and IT Products as per the Compulsory Registration Scheme including phase IV

Published : Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 11:30 am
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BANGALORE, India, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TUV Rheinland India's Bangalore testing laboratory has received the recognition by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) for applicable IS standards to offer an additional range of testing services which includes the addition of twelve product categories under phase IV to the schedule of the "Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) order, 2012. Such newly added devices must adhere to provisions within the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) regulated by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. TUV Rheinland India Bangalore laboratory is one of the first international laboratories in India to be recognized by BIS for the newly added product categories.

The Compulsory Registration Scheme is operated under the Bureau of Indian Standards regulation. The scheme aims to provide momentum to the rapidly expanding sectors of Electronics and IT, while simultaneously protecting consumers from spurious and substandard products. It has upgraded the competitiveness of domestic manufacturers and given consumers the right to enjoy world-class quality compliant goods. The government of India has adopted this strategy to help non-compliant goods and bridge the gap between people, technology, and safety. TUV Rheinland India is one of the first International laboratories with a complete scope of BIS recognition for newly added product categories and existing IT, Audio/Video and household, Lighting & UPS product categories under the registration scheme.

Mr. Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director, TÜV Rheinland India, said, "Testing by accredited facilities is an essential part of the certification process. As a global testing, inspection, certification provider, we support the cause of safer products to the consumers in India. We are proud to be associated with BIS and support in their objective to provide safe, reliable, and quality goods, thereby minimizing health hazards to the consumers." He added, "Our labs have one of the largest capacities for BIS testing in India. We possess the infrastructure and the required competencies to support local as well as international manufacturers in introducing their products to the Indian market."

Mr. Kalyan Varma, Vice President, TUV Rheinland India said, "TUV Rheinland India has started accepting samples for testing a new set of products listed in the expanded scope of Compulsory Registration Scheme. We are equipped with laboratory infrastructure and the required competencies. Our experts and worldwide network of locations support OEMs, designers, and manufacturers, and enable them to accurately time their product faster to market." He added, "We provide a one-stop-shop solution to gain a competitive edge by complying with regulatory requirements for India and international markets with a unified project approach by eliminating redundant testing processes."

Mr. Raghavendra Kulkarni, Assistant General Manager, Products, TUV Rheinland India, said, "The demand for Consumer Electronics is getting a rapid rise day by day. Under this CRS scheme, manufacturers must get their products registered before launching them in the market and that should be tested for safety as per the applicable IS standard. As a technical service provider with global footprints, TUV Rheinland supports the cause of safer products to consumers across the world. Our laboratories operate cutting-edge testing equipment to test electronic products accurately as per the BIS Compulsory Registration Scheme."  He added, "TUV Rheinland is dedicated to supporting the Indian government's successful and rapidly growing compliance scheme in India."

The MEITY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) has added the following products category to Beuro of Indian Standards (BIS)- Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) scheme namely;

No.
(1)

Product Category
(2)

Indian Standard Number
(3)

Title of Indian Standard
(4)

45

Standalone LED Modules for General Lighting

IS 16103
Part 1: 2012

LED Modules for General Lighting: Part 1 Safety Requirements

46

Lighting Chain (Rope Lights)

IS 10322
Part 5: Section 9: 2017

Luminaries: Part 5 Particular Requirements Section 9 Rope Lights

47

Keyboard

IS 13252
Part 1: 2010

Information Technology Equipment - Safety Part 1 General Requirements

48

Induction Stove

IS 302
Part 2: Section 6: 2009

Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances: Part 2 Particular Requirements, Section 6 Cooking Ranges, Hobs, Ovens and Similar Appliances

49

Automatic Teller Cash dispensing machines

IS 13252
Part 1: 2010

Information Technology Equipment - Safety Part 1 General Requirements

50

USB  Type  External  Hard Disk Drive

IS 13252
Part 1: 2010

Information Technology Equipment - Safety Part 1 General Requirements

51

Wireless Headphone and Earphone

IS 616: 2017

Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements

52

USB Type External Solid- State Storage Devices (above 256 GB capacity

IS 13252
Part 1: 2010

Information Technology Equipment - Safety Part 1 General Requirements

53

Electronic Musical System with   input power below 200 Watts

IS 616: 2017

Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements

54

Standalone Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) with output  voltage 48 V (max)

IS 13252
Part 1: 2010

Information Technology Equipment - Safety Part 1 General Requirements

55

Television other than Plasma/ LCD/ LED TVs

IS 616: 2017

Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements

56

Rice Cooker

IS 302
Part 2: Section 15: 2009

Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances: Part 2 Particular Requirements: Section 15 Appliances for Heating Liquids

About TUV Rheinland:

TUV Rheinland stands for safety and quality in almost all areas of business and life. Founded almost 150 years ago, the company is one of the world's leading testing service providers with more than 21,400 employees and annual revenues of 2.1 billion euros. TUV Rheinland's highly qualified experts test technical systems and products around the world, support innovations in technology and business, train people in numerous professions and certify management systems according to international standards. In doing so, the independent experts generate trust in products as well as processes across global value-adding chains and the flow of commodities. Since 2006, TUV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.TUV.com

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