EMC/EMI Regulatory Requirements for Lighting Products

Comprehensive EMC/EMI testing capabilities for lighting products

Comprehensive EMC/EMI testing capabilities for lighting products

ENsuring your position in the competitive lighting products market

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing measures the ability of equipment or systems to function satisfactorily in their electromagnetic environment without introducing intolerable electromagnetic disturbance to anything in that environment. EMI or EMC compliance is a mandatory requirement in Europe, the US, Canada, China, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, and many more areas.

EMC Testing Lab for Lighting ProductsA third-party Electromagnetic Compatibility testing lab can conduct conformity assessments and help to strengthen your position in the competitive lighting products market. 

TÜV SÜD's are recognized as leading experts in EMC testing for lighting products and can offer comprehensive testing and certification based on their complete knowledge of EMC legislation, guidelines, and standards.

TÜV SÜD can help in your testing and compliance

Our worldwide labs can perform a comprehensive range of EMC tests and issue reports used to demonstrate conformity. For lighting equipment, the following standards apply.  (Note this isn’t an exhaustive list as other standards not specific to lighting equipment may also apply.)

  • United States for Non-Discharge Lamps and Luminaires - 47 CFR, FCC Part 15, Subpart B (using ANSI C63.4-2014 test method)
  • United States for RF Discharge Lamps and Luminaires - 47 CFR, FCC Part 18 (using MP-5:1986 test method)
  • Canada for Lighting Equipment - ICES-005
  • Europe for Lighting Equipment - CISPR 15; EN 55015; EN 61547

We assist you to resolve any EMI or EMC regulatory issues, from design concept to final production. We provide a one-stop service that covers all your testing and certification needs. Our experts provide project management to ensure that the EMC testing runs smoothly.

Our EMC testing laboratories in North America:

Acceptance of Client Testing (A.C.T.) Program
The TÜV SÜD A.C.T. program authorizes a manufacturer to perform their own product safety, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and/or ENERGY STAR® testing at their facility, with the test results reviewed and approved by TÜV SÜD America’s expert engineers prior to the product’s certification.

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