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The KC (Korea Certification) mark signifies compliance with Korea’s product safety requirements for electrical and electronic equipment and is issued by Korea-based certification bodies that have been approved by the Korea Standards Association. Manufacturers and distributors of electronic goods may apply a KC mark to their goods once they have completed the standard procedure:
South Korea is one of the world’s leading markets for electrical and electronic equipment and devices. Products that do not have KC certification may be denied entry into the country, and manufacturers of non-certified products found on the market could be subject to penalties. Testing your products for compliance with KC certification requirements ensures legal market access to Korea, as well as acceptance by Korean electronic product buyers.
TÜV SÜD is one of the world’s leading product testing companies, with hundreds of labs worldwide and technical staff who stay up to date with the latest changes to regulation in all key markets. We have a close relationship with the Korean authorities and our safety and EMC testing results are recognised in support of KC certification applications.
TÜV SÜD is also authorised to perform factory inspections for compliance with applicable safety criteria. Our global network of accredited laboratories can test a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment and devices to KC certification requirements, ensuring rapid access to South Korea’s 50 million consumers.
TÜV SÜD’s services in support of KC certification for electrical and electronic equipment include:
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