Return Popular science: Top ten certification standards in Global LED lighting

Guide
In view of the maturing and rapid development of LED lighting technology, in order to standardize the emerging market of LED lighting, Some important global led regional markets have introduced the relevant technical regulations or standards, to put forward to some certification requirements in LED lighting.图片1.png

CCC Certification
The full name of CCC is “China Compulsory Certification”. It's a product conformity assessment system implemented by the Chinese government as laws and regulations, to protect the personal safety of consumers and national security, and strengthen product quality management.
For a long time, there are some repeated reviews and repeated charges in China product certification system, and Issues of no distinction between certification and law enforcement. CCC mainly tried to solve those problems through “Uniform directory, Uniform standard and technical regulations, qualify the assessment procedure,unified certification mark, unified charge standard” and some other solutions, and establishing technical regulations, standards and conformity assessment procedures consistent with international rules, to facilitate trade facilitation and liberalization.

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ISO9000 certification
ISO9000 quality system certification agencies are recognized by the state and institutions authority, which audits the quality system of enterprises strictly. Enterprise manage the quality according to the international standardization of quality system reviewed strictly, to really achieve the needs of legalization and scientization, greatly improve work efficiency and product qualification rate, and rapidly improve the economic and social benefits of enterprises.  
When the customers know that the supplier management in accordance with international standards, got ISO9000 quality system certification, certification agents and a rigorous examination and regular supervision, they can be convinced that the enterprise can steadily produce qualified and excellent products. So they can sign a supply and marketing contract with enterprise and expand the market share of enterprises.

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UL certification
UL is the abbreviation of Underwriters Laboratories. UL safety testing is not only the most authoritative in the United States, but also the world's larger civil society engaged in safety testing and identification. It is an independent, for-profit professional agency that tests for public safety. It uses scientific testing methods to study and understand if kinds of materials, devices, products, equipment and buildings are harm to life and property, and degree of harm. It also determine, Write and issue the appropriate standards, and some data that helpful to decrease and prevent the damage to our life and property, at the same time carry out the facts research business.图片4.png

FCC certification
The Federal Communications Commission, established by COMMUNICATIONACT in 1934, is an independent government agency of the United States and is directly responsible to Congress. The FCC coordinates domestic and international communications by controlling radio, television, telecommunications, satellite and cable. Those all require the FCC's approval if many wireless applications, communications products and digital products enter the US market. The FCC Commission investigates and studies the various stages of product safety to find the best way to solve the problem. FCC also includes radio equipment, aircraft testing and so on.

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CE certification
CE certification, refers to the product does not endanger the safety of humans, animals and goods, that’s a basic safety requirement, instead of the general quality requirements. Coordination directives only set the main requirements, the general directive is a standard mandate.
Therefore, the exact meaning:
CE is a safety mark rather than quality. It is the "main requirement" that forms the core of the European directive.
CE is a safety certification mark, regarded as a manufacturer's passport to open and enter the European market.
In the EU market, "CE" mark is a compulsory certification mark, whether it is the products produced by the EU's internal enterprises, or produced in other countries, in order to free circulation in the EU market, they must affix the "CE" mark.

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MET certification
The MET certification mark is valid for the U.S. and Canada markets: The MET symbol with C-US indicates that the product has passed the test and meets the applicable standards in the United States and Canada, enabling simultaneous entry into both markets.

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CB certification
The CB system (IEC system for testing and certification of electrical products) is operated by IECEE - an international system. IECEE member states certification institution to IEC standards based on the electrical product safety testing. The test results are the CB test report and the CB test certificate, which are mutually recognized systems in each member country of IECEE. The purpose is to reduce barriers to international trade arising due to the need to meet different national certification or approval criteria.

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CSA certification
CSA, short for Canadian Standards Association, was founded in 1919. That’s the first non-profit organization to develop industry standards in Canada. In the North American market, the electronic appliances and other products all require the security certification. Currently, CSA is the largest safety certification institution, also one of the most famous safety certification in the world. It provides safety certification for all types of products in machinery, building materials, electronics, computer equipment, office equipment, environmental protection, medical fire safety, sports and entertainment.

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GS certification
The meaning of GS is that security has been certified, GS certification is based on the German Product Safety (GPGS), and a voluntary certification in accordance with the EU uniform standard EN or German industrial standard DIN for testing. It is a recognized German safety certification mark in European market.

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VDE certification
VDE Testing and Certification Institute, located in Offenbach Germany, is a research institute belong t German Institute of Electrical Engineers, founded in 1920. As a neutral, independent organization, VDE Laboratories tests and certifies electrical products on the basis of German VDE national standards or European EN standards, or IEC International Electrotechnical Commission standards. In many countries, the VDE certification mark is even more famous than the national certification mark, especially recognized and valued by importers and exporters.

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