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CSA Group Korean Lab Now Accredited as a Certified Body Test Laboratory (CBTL)

2017-09-06 08:11
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TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CSA Group, a leading global provider of product testing & certification services and standards development, announced the accreditation of its Korean laboratory as an official Certification Body Test Laboratory (CBTL) for ICT, Audio/Video and medical devices.

This lab specializes in testing and certification services for electro-medical and laboratory equipment such as imaging devices, home healthcare medical equipment, EGC monitoring devices, microscopes, sterilizers, patient monitoring devices, and many more.

With the new IECEE CBTL status, testing at CSA Group's Korean laboratory assists customers to obtain fast and efficient product approvals for global markets by receiving multiple national safety certifications for their respective products through harmonization of technical requirements across nations. This reduces the need for multiple test plans in different countries.

"As the Korean medical device and IT industry has grown significantly, we are happy to support domestic companies in these areas to receive accelerated and convenient access to global market," says Kiseok Cho, Korea Operation Manager, CSA Group. "Through local testing conducted in our Korean laboratory, manufacturers can now gain access to over 50 countries worldwide. This strongly facilitates obtaining national test certificates, saves time and costs through simplified acceptance and helps manufacturers to get their products to patients and healthcare professionals all over the world in a highly efficient manner."

The laboratory also provides services for commercial and household appliances, as well as HVAC/R products. In addition, CSA Group Korea offers Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Verification Programs to North American standards.

IECEE CB Scheme

Operated by the IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechical Equipment and Components (IECEE), the CB Scheme is a multilateral agreement for the mutual recognition of product safety test results among participating countries and certification organizations around the world. It enables manufacturers to obtain multiple national safety certifications for their product.

About CSA Group

CSA Group is a global organization providing testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, including home and commercial, industrial, healthcare, and emerging technologies. CSA Group is one of the largest providers of safety and environmental certification for Canada and the U.S., and the CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group, please visit www.csagroup.org.

Media Contact
Jessie Cho
Manager, Regional Marketing & Communications
CSA Group
+82-2-6371-6018
jessie.cho@csagroup.org

 

Source: CSA Group

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