IECEE CB Scheme Testing and Certification Services

We can test electrical and electronic products under nearly all of the 19 CB Scheme product categories

We can test electrical and electronic products under nearly all of the 19 CB Scheme product categories

Benefits of the CB Scheme

The IEC System for Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components (IECEE) Certification Body (CB) Scheme is the world’s first international system for the mutual acceptance of product safety test reports and certificates for electrical and electronic equipment, devices, and components. Manufacturers using the CB Scheme can potentially gain access to every CB Scheme member country without the need for expensive, duplicate testing. CB Scheme applicants are often given priority consideration by NCBs since no additional testing is required.

Based on the use of internationally accepted product safety standards, the CB Scheme relies on a global network of CB testing laboratories (CBTLs), who are responsible for testing products to applicable technical standards. Product test results are then submitted to national certification bodies (NCBs) in CB Scheme member countries, who can authorize legal access to CBTL-tested products without additional testing. 

Presently, there are more than 50 CB Scheme member countries around the world:

CB Scheme Member Countries
Argentina Australia Austria
 Belarus Belgium Canada
China Czech Republic Denmark
Finland France Germany
Greece Hungary India
Indonesia Ireland Israel
Italy Japan Republic of Korea
Kenya Malaysia Mexico
Netherlands New Zealand Norway
Poland  Portugal Romania
Russian Federation Serbia and Montenegro Singapore
Slovakia Slovenia South Africa
Spain Sweden Switzerland
Thailand Turkey Ukraine
United Kingdom United States of America  

TÜV SÜD is an active global participant in the IECEE CB Scheme

We operate CB Scheme-authorized CBTLs that can test electrical and electronic products under nearly all of the 19 CB Scheme product categories. In addition to CB Scheme product testing, TÜV SÜD is also a recognized NCB under the CB Scheme.

Our team of specialists works with you through the entire product development cycle to add value and help you to deliver safe and reliable products. TÜV SÜD technical professionals are actively involved in international advisory boards and standards development activities, ensuring up-to-date knowledge of current and changing requirements.


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