Product Testing and Certification

Changes and Impacts of the new EN 60601-1:2006 + A1:2013 + A2:2021(Amendment 2)

In June 2021, Amendment 2 to EN 60601-1 (also referred to as Version 3.2 of IEC 60601-1) was published on the Cenelec web page. The most significant changes are: Updated terms and definitions to align with a new ed...

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SIQ is accredited to perform testing according to the new amendment IEC 60601-1-2:2014 + A1:2020

In 2020, a new amendment A1 was published that made some changes to IEC 60601-1-2:2014. The crucial changes: Conducted disturbances (conducted emissions) shall be performed at min. and max. RATED voltage, ...

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Mandatory use of new amendment A1 of EN 61010-1 (Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use) from 2022

Mid of next year, amendment A1 to EN 61010-1 will become mandatory. Though issued some time ago and already widely used at SIQ, we would like to notify our partners that this amendment will be mandatory in the EU as of 30th May 2...

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Extended Scope of the Saudi IECEE Recognition Certificate

The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) has extended the scope of the Saudi IECEE Recognition Certificate (SIRC) for electrotechnical products to include additional products. As of 1st July 2021, a National Certificate of Re...

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South Africa Accepted SANS/IEC 62368-1

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) in South Africa has announced that the new national compulsory specification VC 8055 recognizes SANS/IEC 62368-1 as an equivalent standard to SANS/IEC 60065 and SANS/IEC 60950. The accept...

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