White Papers

Our white papers and e-books are authored by TÜV SÜD industry experts to help readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make informed decisions. This page will be regularly updated, so do check back for new content.

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A new frequency

Manufacturers are required to test and show compliance of any radio and telecoms equipment under the Radio Equipment Directive.

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A second life for lithium-ion batteries A second life for lithium-ion batteries
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A “second life” for lithium-ion battery

Learn more about the current technologies.

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Advancing industrial power plant advantage Advancing industrial power plant advantage
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Advanced NDT

Learn about the commercial advantages of new NDT approaches and how to implement them

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Explosion protection Explosion protection
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Safety in explosive atmospheres

Learn about the technical requirements of the ATEX Directive and the IECEx Scheme.

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Behind the curtain wall

Learn about different curtain wall system testing methods and causes of facade failure.

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Building Information Modeling Building Information Modeling
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Building Information Modeling (BIM)

The development and benefits of BIM and how to implement it.

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Cosmetics testing

Learn about the various types of tests required for cosmetic products in selected countries.

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Technical Due Diligence Technical Due Diligence
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Cutting risks not corners

Learn more about the technical due diligence process and regional challenges in Asia, Middle East, U.S. and Europe.

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Battery abuse Battery abuse
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Designing Li-ion abuse tests

Find out the gaps in current lithium-ion EV battery standards

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Embracing environmental challenges

Obtain consent for offshore wind projects effectively.

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Energy efficient lighting Energy efficient lighting
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Energy efficient lighting

Understand the key regulations, programs and other considerations for energy efficient lighting.

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equipment qualification for nuclear equipment qualification for nuclear
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Nuclear Equipment Qualification

Discover the compliance of your safety critical nuclear equipment.

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Consumer Safety Consumer Safety
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Food Packaging

Find out about the principle regulatory requirements for food packaging and food contact materials in major jurisdictions around the world.

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Footwear testing

Summary of the key regulations regarding the use of chemicals in footwear products.

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Functional safety for a digital world - Smart solutions Functional safety for a digital world - Smart solutions
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Functional Safety for a Digital World

Learn about current trends and challenges and get an overview about opportunities offered by functional safety.

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E-Book: Gateway to Brazil - An automotive guide to INMETRO E-Book: Gateway to Brazil - An automotive guide to INMETRO
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Gateway to Brazil

This e-book helps you to understand the INMETRO requirements for automotive components.

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Global labelling Global labelling
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Global labelling for apparel & footwear

Ensure full labelling compliance with this handbook

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Used car vehicle - car dealership Used car vehicle - car dealership
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Profits for used car dealerships

Take advantage of the increasing consumer demand for used cars with our 6P strategy.

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Indoor Farming Indoor Farming
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Indoor Farming Artificial Lighting

An overview of the available standards and common evaluation practices.

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White paper: ISO 26262 compliance White paper: ISO 26262 compliance
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ISO 26262 Compliance

Get an overview of the functional safety standard and learn how to achieve compliance.

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ISO 9001:2015

This whitepaper outlines the new updates to ISO 9001:2015.

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ISO 9001 Guidance ISO 9001 Guidance
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ISO 9001:2015 Guidance

A comprehensive guideline to ISO 9001:2015.

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It's a LTE world

This white paper examines the new challenges that LTE brings to mobile manufacturers, mobile companies and consumers.

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Energy efficiency in developing cities

Understand the challenge of energy security in developing regions, how TÜV SÜD can help manage energy savings.

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Lithium battery testing under UN/DOT 38.3

Outlines Lithium battery testing required under UN/DOT 38.3.

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Maritime AIS market

The impact of AIS international standards and requirements, and what manufacturers need to do to get past these hurdles.

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Medical Device Packaging Medical Device Packaging
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Medical Device Packaging

Ensure the continued recognition of previously approved medical devices that incorporate Tyvek®.

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Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Regulations Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Regulations
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Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Regulations

Achieve compliance with WLTP and RDE requirements.

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Leather and Chromium Leather and Chromium
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Minimising Chromium (VI) in Leather Products

Reduce the risk of Chromium (VI) exposure.

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Navigating through rough seas

Tackling safety in the design and operation of wind farm support vessels.

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Electric Vehicle Banner Electric Vehicle Banner
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New requirements for EV batteries

Understand the new requirements under revision 2 of UNECE R100

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Powering through performance Powering through performance
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Performance Optimisation for Ageing Plants

Increase rated capacity, performance and lifespan.

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E-book

Market access for electrical goods

Overview of compliance requirements worldwide for electrical and electronic goods.

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Retail website certification

Achieve greater transaction transparency and efficiency and increase consumer confidence.

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Regulatory landscape for UAS Regulatory landscape for UAS
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Rules for UAS

Global regulations for unmanned aircraft systems and the EASA proposal for common rules.

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Safely reaching new heights Safely reaching new heights
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Safely reaching new heights

Gain an overview of the lift safety standards worldwide

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Safety of Lithium-ion Battery Systems

Read more about testing of potential effects of internal battery fires on electric vehicles and their intended occupants.

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Safety Requires experience Safety Requires experience
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Safety requires experience

Find out how to carry out a successful decommissioning project.

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xEVs: Seawater Immersion Testing

Understand the potential risk of recycling xEVs following immersion in seawater.

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Automotive BSR testing

Receive a direct comparison of servohydraulic and servoelectric four poster test systems.

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Meeting regulatory compliance for apparel & footwear Meeting regulatory compliance for apparel & footwear
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Softlines regulatory handbook

Learn about softline regulations worldwide

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Driving force of future offshore wind Driving force of future offshore wind
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Driving force of offshore wind

Solutions to achieve both mass-market acceptance and a levelised cost of energy.

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Regulatory landscape for UAS Regulatory landscape for UAS
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Regulatory landscape for UAS

An overview of global regulations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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Stories

Safety Gauge 2013: Consumer Electronic

Understanding consumers' product safety expectations

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The legacy of photovoltaic power plant boom

Maximise plant reliability and improve investment returns.

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Product safety Product safety
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TÜV SÜD Safety Gauge

Study on consumer attitudes, experiences and views regarding product safety.

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E-book

Unlocking growth in China

This e-book helps you to understand how to achieve CCC compliance to bring your automotive products to market.

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Wearable Devices Wearable Devices
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Wearables: Safety beyond compliance

Understand the tests needed for the safety and reliability aspects

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Weathering the Storm

Understand the business risks caused by natural hazards, 3 key aspects of risk mitigation and management and more.

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energy efficiency energy efficiency
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Winning the Energy Efficiency Race

Discover the market trends, challenges, opportunities and solutions for energy efficient buildings.

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