We can test electrical and electronic products under nearly all of the 19 CB Scheme product categories
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|
|Italy||Japan||Republic of Korea|
|Russian Federation||Serbia and Montenegro||Singapore|
|United Kingdom||United States of America|
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.
Understanding the CB scheme before venturing into the global market
An overview of compliance requirements for electrical and electronic goods in 32 regions and countries
Learn more about the key changes in IEC 62368-1 3rd Edition.