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Philippines - The BPS has Granted Certificate of Recognition to UL Laboratories

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December 10, 2020

By Anthony Guimba, Philippine regulatory Program expert

The Bureau of Philippine Standards of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-BPS) has granted a Certificate of Recognition for Testing Laboratory to UL laboratories located in China and Taiwan: namely UL-CCIC Company Limited, UL-CCIC Company Limited Guangzhou Branch and UL Taiwan Co. Ltd. They are now authorized to provide testing services under the BPS Product Certification Schemes for Electrical and Electronic Products covered in the scope of its certification.

Below is a summary of the scope of recognition of each laboratories:

Testing Laboratory Country Product Scope Reference Standard/Test Method
Underwriters Laboratories - CCIC Company Limited (TL-0043) China

-Appliances general reference

-Washing machines

-Refrigerators

-Air conditioners

-Self-ballasted lamps/compact fluorescent lamps

-Audio, video and similar electronic appartatus

IEC 60335-1:2001+A1:2--4+A2:2006

IEC 60335-2-7:2012

IEC 60335-2-24:2010

UEC 60335-2-40:2005

IEC 60968:1998

IEC 60065:2001+A1:2005+A2:2010

Underwriters Laboratories - CCIC Company Limited - Guangzhou Branch (TL-0044) China

-General requirements

-Microwave ovens

-Refrigerators

-Air conditioners

PNS IEC 60335-1:2011

PNS IEC 60335-2-25:2015

PNS IEC 60335-2-24:2013

PNS IEC 60335-2-40:2013

Underwriters Laboratories Taiwan Co., Ltd. (TL-0042) Taiwan

-Appliances general reference

-Electric fans

-Electric flat iron

-Electric toasters, electric stoves, electric hotplates, electric grills, electric ovens, turbo boilers, induction cookers

-Electric rice cookers, electric airpots, electric coffeemakers, electric kettles, electric pressure cookers, electric slow cookers, electric multi-cookers

-Television sets, CD.VCD, DVD

-Self-ballasted LED lamps

Appliances general reference -IEC 60335-1

Electric fans - IEC 60335-2-80

Electric flat iron - IEC 60335-2-3

Electric toasters, etc. - IEC 60335-2-14 and IEC 60335-2-9

Electric rice cookers, etc. - IEC 60335-2-15

Television sets - IEC 60065

Self-ballasted LED lamps - IEC 62560

How UL can help:

Our Bureau of Philippine Standards recognized laboratories can offer the testing service for PS mark certification without sending samples to the Philippines for in-country testing.

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