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Is your ISO 9001 certificate authentic

ISO 9001 for quality management systems is arguably the most popular standard globally with nearly 885000 certificates worldwide as per ISO Survey 2019. Published in…

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Translating Safety Critical Information for Global Compliance

As a regulatory subject matter expert, on Electronic and Electrical Equipment, I have seen an increase in confusion over global translations for various product information….

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Not Always What It Seems

The difference between IEC Reports and CB Scheme Reports/Certificates With this new drive towards leading edge electrical laboratory and medical solutions, manufacturers must maintain high…

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Quality and Leadership

World Quality Day is celebrated on 14th November and this year is special as it marks 100 years of ‘Quality’. Well, what I mean is,…

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Global Distribution – Electrical Equipment Compliance Responsibilities

“We simply ship someone else’s product. It’s not our responsibility to make sure the product is in compliance.“ This thought process comes up quite often…

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Fire resistance test of timber doors

Fire resistance is the ability of a closure to meet the requirements of integrity (E), integrity and isolation (EI1 or EI2) or integrity and radiation…

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California Proposition 65 for consumer products

In a complex and ever-evolving chemical regulatory landscape, it is very important to ensure accurate and sustained chemical product compliance. Chemicals can contribute significant value…

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ISO/IEC 17065 Standard “Conformity assessment Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services”

Accreditation Bodies – which are signatory members of the IAF MLA (International Accreditation Forum Multilateral Agreement) – must have their accredited Product Certification Bodies according…

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Glancing at Technical Regulations in South America

After giving a general description/opinion about Technical Regulations in the first Post, I would like to make a quick review of main Technical Regulations (hereinafter…

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Staying In Compliance

Knowing when a products certification lapses On average, most medium to large scale laboratory/industrial product manufacturers conduct certification with reasonable due diligence during a products…

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