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IsraelMost products entering the Israeli market must meet the relevant requirements of the authorities depending on the product scope. Product safety requirements and regulations are put in place to reduce risks, improve quality of life and ensure safety during use.

Regulations and compliance requirements can however pose challenges to companies who are looking to explore new markets. You can ensure that your products successfully meet the Israeli standards by working with a market leader, TÜV SÜD.

TÜV SÜD fully understands the local requirements and procedures applicable in Israel. You can rely on our expertise and knowledge to help you access key markets efficiently while at the same time, be assured of our objectivity, integrity and professionalism.

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  • Plug Types

    Type C

    Plug C

    Type H

    Plug H

    Type M

    Plug M

  • Electrical Safety

    Regulatory agency

    • Standards Institution of Israel (SII)

    Regulations

    • Electrical product safety testing is mandatory, and manufacturers are required to obtain Type Approval to import products into Israel.
    • Manufacturers may also choose to apply for the SII Mark in order to apply the SII Safety Mark on products.
    • Product must be marked with SII Standard Mark if manufacturers apply for SII mark for the products.
    • Compliance with SI standards.
    • EMC compliance is required for electrical products, telecom and wireless equipment, where applicable.

    Guidelines 

    • Approval is granted based on review of CB test reports.
    • For SII test certification, no factory inspection is required and no mark will be granted.
    • For the SII Mark, pre-license factory inspection is required and the SII Safety Mark will be granted.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • As TÜV SÜD Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Standard Institution of Israel (SII), TÜV SÜD test reports can be accepted by SII for the issuance of Type Certification.

  • Energy Efficiency

    Regulatory agency

    • Ministry of National Infrastructures

    Regulations

    • Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) are required for certain products.
    • Mandatory energy efficiency labelling is also required for certain products.

    Guidelines

    • The labelling requirement is based on minimum power consumption

    Applicable product categories

    • Product categories that require mandatory energy efficiency labelling include:
    • Air conditioners        
    • Cooktops and ranges/ovens       
    • Dishwashers         
    • Domestic and office electric appliances    
    • Dryers 
    • Lamps
    • Refrigerators
    • Television sets
    • Washing machines

    To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • TÜV SÜD can support manufacturers in obtaining voluntary endorsement labels. As TÜV SÜD Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Standard Institution of Israel (SII), TÜV SÜD test reports are recognised and can be accepted by SII for Type Certification.
  • Medical Devices

    Regulatory agency

    • Israel’s Ministry of Health (IMOH)

    Regulations

    • All medical devices, including biologics, must be registered with IMOH.
    • IMOH recognises US FDA certification and the EU CE Mark, and usually approves products carrying such certifications without further requirements.
    • Importers also require a pre-marketing approval from IMOH, for which US FDA 510(K) or PMA, CE Mark, or Canadian documentation is required.

    Guidelines

    • A local representative is required.
    • For imported devices, application for registration should include, if available, a certificate issued by a competent authority from one of the following countries - Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, or USA.
    • If such a certificate is not available, the registration process is still available but will take a longer time. MOH will also determine what type of testing is required.
    • Apart from appropriate safety certification, other essential documentation and DoC should be submitted to IMOH.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • TÜV SÜD has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Israeli requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.
  • Telecom

    Regulatory agency

    • Ministry of Communications (MoC) Israel

    Regulations

    • Equipment connected to the public network requires type approval from MoC.

    Guidelines

    • A local representative is required.
    • Approval can often be issued based on review of foreign standard test reports without in-country testing.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • As a CB Scheme member, TÜV SÜD is able to perform testing to international standards acceptable for MoC approval.
       
  • Wireless

    Regulatory agency

    • Ministry of Communications (MoC) Israel

    Regulations

    • Radio terminal devices require approval from MoC.

    Guidelines

    • A local representative is required.
    • The approval process includes review of foreign standard test reports, but MoC may require additional testing and/or inspection sample(s) of the equipment.

    Applicable product categories

    • To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Our services at a glance

    • As a CB Scheme member, TÜV SÜD is able to perform testing to international standards acceptable for MoC approval.
       

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