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What is NTC approval for Philippines?

NTC approval is a  PHILIPPINES product approval for Wireless and Telecom prodcuts,
Such as Earbuds, Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, cell phone, IOT etc.
It also be known as Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, cell phone, IOT NTC approval

What are BSMI certification type of electrical and electronic commodities in Taiwan ?

The certification of electrical and electronic commodities is conducted according to three schemes:

1, Type Approved (TA) - mechanical, chemical, electrical and electronic products (valid for three years).

2, Registration of Product Certification (RPC) - for electrical and electronic products (valid for three years).

3, Declaration of Conformity (DoC) - for components of IT equipment and electronic products (no expiry).

How is BSMI certification important for your business? 

The BSMI mark is a mandatory requirement before your product place to Taiwan market . Glodacert can help you comply with BSMI certification rule and provides assurance that it is in compliance with BSMI requirements and also will not be impounded at port of entry.

What is the product approval?

Product approval is a process which makes sure the product has fulfilled the related product standard. The product is tested, reported by test a lab and certified by a certification body. This process is called a product approval.

What is a test lab regarding the product approval?

A test lab is where these products shall be tested. A test lab needs to get its accreditation (for example, ISO/IEC 17025) before its test result can be formally accepted by the certification body. A test lab also has its accredited test scopes. For example, some test labs only can perform wired product (without wireless function) test, while other test labs can perform wired and wireless product test.

What is the related product standard regarding the product approval?

Product standard means a rule which defines the test device to be covered in the standard, the test purpose, method, evaluation, process, limitation and others. Its main function is to make sure the product fulfills the national and or international Essential Requirements. Related product standard means a standard which is specifically for the product. For example, CE EN300328 is for a wifi 802.11b product.

What are Essential Requirements regarding the product approval?

The Essential Requirements mean the basic and most important value for the National and or international product approval. It’s the core spirit. For example, the key items from Essential Requirements of CE wireless product: health and safety, electromagnetic compatibility and avoid harmful interference. It’s just likes a constitution. All laws follow its core spirit. And different laws for different fields. In the product approval all standards follow the Essential Requirements. And different types of products have the specific standards for each of them.   

What is the purpose of wireless test regarding to the product approval?

The wireless test is a test which a lab refers to the related wireless product standard

to perform the test for the wireless part of the product. The test standard will indicate the rules that the test items and evaluations need to be fulfilled. For example, the allowed/prohibited radio frequency and its max transmitting power, the method to evaluate wireless technical character and rather it causes harmful interference or not, etc.

Can I handle the product approval by myself?

Yes and No. Yes, you can prepare all the required documents for the approval. And find and fill out the necessary application form. Then send to the citification body. But, in most situation this process is quite complex. And you will face lots of questions, for example, what documents are needed? How details of documents need to be prepared? How to fill out the application form? And who you shall submit your project to? It will take much longer time compare to do it by Glodacert. Furthermore, you mostly cannot perform the test be yourself. Since you need to have an accredited test lab. Therefore, part of the work you can do it by yourself. But it’s not efficient and not easy to do it all by your own.

Why frequencies for the wireless product are not harmonized between countries regarding the product approval?

Yes and No. Yes, you can prepare all the required documents for the approval. And find and fill out the necessary application form. Then send to the citification body. But, in most situation this process is quite complex. And you will face lots of questions, for example, what documents are needed? How details of documents need to be prepared? How to fill out the application form? And who you shall submit your project to? It will take much longer time compare to do it by Glodacert. Furthermore, you mostly cannot perform the test be yourself. Since you need to have an accredited test lab. Therefore, part of the work you can do it by yourself. But it’s not efficient and not easy to do it all by your own.

Why the same product needs to have different product test and approval for each country?

Available, not available, allowed and prohibited…… radio frequencies are not all harmonized between countries around the world regarding the product approval. This difference was caused by wars in the history. Decoded is the huge issue during wars. So, the first basic solution is to use different radio frequency compares to your opposite party. Once this is the basic and important option for the army. They will occupy these radio frequencies. In general situation then the business and other purpose to use the radio frequency will choose the rest of available radio frequencies. From here it makes the difference and non-harmonized frequencies between countries. You will find some countries have harmonized radio frequency while some have not. One of the main reasons is it was affected by wars.

What is a certification body regarding the product approval?

A certification body is a company which has got its related accreditation (for example, ISO/IEC 17065). So, it can review the test reports and documents from a test lab and an applicant. Then issue the related certification for the product approval according to the related Essential Requirements and standards. A certification body also needs to get its accreditations for its certificate scopes. For example, some certification bodies can only issue the certificate of US, while others can issue US, Japan and Canada. Some certification bodies can issue the certificate of medical device, but others only can issue the certificate of wireless device. When you plan your product to be approved and certified please do choose the correct certification body.    

What is the purpose of EMC test regarding to the product approval?

EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility). It contains EMI (Electromagnetic interference) and EMS (Electromagnetic Susceptibility). EMI, a product creates it unintentionally while it is in standby or power on mode. For the product itself it is EMI. For other product near it and be affected by EMI. It is EMS. Compatibility in EMC can be described as this example: A party unintentionally punches (EMI) party B (for party B it is EMS). If any party when unintentionally punches the other party. The strength to punch (for example, party A) and the ability to withstand the punch (For example, party B) are all fulfill the rule and standard. Then under the standard / rule it is a compatible world for the electronic products. Products are compatible with others.

What is the purpose of Safety test regarding to the product approval?

Safety test is to ensure the product in user’s environment is safe to be used by users. And also, not causes any unsafe situation to the environment around the user according to the product standard. There are many different standards for the safety test. For example, UL, CE, IEC standards. The main purpose is to make sure it is safe to users of the product.

What is the BIS approval process and rule for TWS Earbuds?

The TWS Earbuds product falls into two BIS certification categories:

  1. Power Bank (the charging case)

  2. Wireless Earphone (earbuds)

 

And there are 4 items need to get BIS certificate and must follow the sequence:

A. The battery Cell used for Charging case and Earbud: first BIS

B. Battery used for charging case and earbud: second BIS

>>Please note: If B already certified by BIS then no need to reapply for A and B

C. Charging case: third BIS

D. Earbud: fourth BIS

 

The reason it has to follow the sequence is due to the critical component’s approval rule.

What is ANATEL approval for Brazil?

ANATEL approval is a Brazil product approval for Wireless and Telecom products,
Such as Earbuds, Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT etc. It also be known as Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT ANATEL approval.

 

From more details, please visit our website:

https://www.glodacert.co/service-country

 

Or contact us:

https://www.glodacert.co/contactus

How to apply the correct product approval to my product?

Firstly, you should make sure you have the correct product spec. And what import country you would like to sell your product? Then Glodercert will guide you through all necessary procedures. There are key information needs to be confirmed. For example, what is the main function of your product? wireless or wired? who are the targeted users? Where is the main location to use this product? what technology is used in this product? After all these information has been confirmed then we will find out the correct standards to be applied, efficient test plan and all other information related to the product approval.

What is debug related to the product test and product approval?

Debug is an activity as a solution to modify and fix the technical issues during the product test. Product is designed for the best function and performance. However, each import country defines and has its own rules and product standards to control the import prodcuts. The core spirit of rules and product standards are mainly related to the health and safety, electromagnetic compatibility and avoid harmful interference etc. So, there are many possible conflicts may happen during the product test. Therefore, debug is very important topic during the product approval. Since it affects the cost and lead time seriously. Glodacert provides the one stop service to guide you from R&D stage to worldwide approvals. We will be with you through the whole approval process.

Why local representative is required for some countries regarding the product approval?

Local representative is required when you are an oversea company and would like to get the approval to sell your product into the import country. And just because you are an oversea company if some important notices or issues need to contact you it is not as easy as to contact the local company. Therefore, some countries they request oversea applicants to provide their local representative and act as their local contact window. Some oversea companies they use their branch office. Some choose to use their importer as the local representative while they don’t have a branch office inside the import country. However, this option causes lots of issues and conflicts in our experience. Therefore, to avoid this issue, Glodacert also provides the local representative service. This helps many customers to make their approval much efficient.

Can I be the local representative for my product or other company’s product?

Yes and No. If you have a company which is registered locally inside the approval import country. In normal situation you could represent your or others’ product. However, some countries will check your company scope and confirm rather you have the related scope in your company registration in the target country. Some of countries they request the specific license. Therefore, it depends on the rule locally.

What is MSIP approval for Korea?

MSIP approval is a  Korea product approval for Wireless and Telecom products,
Such as Earbuds, Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT etc. It also be known as Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT MSIP approval.

 

From more details, please visit our website:

https://www.glodacert.co/service-country

 

Or contact us:

https://www.glodacert.co/contactus

What is the benefit for me to send my product to be tested and approved in Asia?

This is a lead time and cost-effective topic. For most of companies they plan to have their product to be launched into the market on schedule. And also, the product approval is almost the last step for the product to the market. Therefore, the budget and lead time are very tight. Asia has huge amount of the OEM/ODM/Manufactories. As the result, there are much more test labs and service companies related to the product approval compare to other countries. Due to the huge number of projects and highly competition the approval business is already very mature in Asia. You have more options for your test schedule, cost, supports and service. We have helped our oversea customers to handle tens of thousands of projects. They were satisfied for the efficient lead time, cost and service.

What is IOT product regarding product approval?

IOT, The Internet of Things, it is the most popular topic in the market. And for the product approval IOT means the product has the internet network function to link, communicate, control, cooperate or interact with other devices. There are two key points from the product approval’s point of view: 1. The device has Wired or wireless internet function. 2. Highly possibility the device falls into multiple categories of the product standards. For example, an IOT medical device. It falls into Wireless or networking and medical product categories. It will need to fulfill two categories of the product standards. It means when this device is going to go through the product approval it will need a better test plan to make sure it covers the necessary tests and also efficient schedule. Glodacert has supported many IOT customers in our product approval experience. We are ready to support your projects. 

What is SIRIM approval for Malaysia?

SIRIM approval is a  Malaysia product approval for Wireless and Telecom products,
Such as Earbuds, Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT etc. It also be known as Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT SIRIM approval.

 

From more details, please visit our website:

https://www.glodacert.co/service-country

 

Or contact us:

https://www.glodacert.co/contactus

What does IA stand for regarding the product approval?

IA means International Approval of product the approval business.

It covers more than popular approvals. For example, CE/FCC/IC/NCC.

Easier way to say is IA means worldwide product approvals.

What does GMA stand for regarding the product approval?

GMA means Global Market Access. International approval of the product approval business. It covers more than popular approvals. For example, CE/FCC/IC/NCC. Easier way to say is GMA means worldwide product approvals.

What does GPC stand for regarding the product approval?

GPC means Global Product Compliance. International approval of the product approval business. It covers more than popular approvals. For example, CE/FCC/IC/NCC. Easier way to say is GPC means worldwide product approvals.

What is NBTC approval for Thailand?

NBTC approval is a  Thailand product approval for Wireless and Telecom products,
Such as Earbuds, Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT etc. It also be known as Bluetooth speakers, Wifi, AP, wireless scanner, Smart phone, IOT NBTC approval.

 

From more details, please visit our website:

https://www.glodacert.co/service-country

 

Or contact us:

https://www.glodacert.co/contactus

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