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India: TÜV SÜD India lab scope extension of IS 616:2017

May 2018 - Relevant for: electrical & electronics INDUSTRY

On 14th May, TÜV SÜD South Asia Private Limited (EnE lab) was confirmed by BIS to extend the scope of IS 616:2017 – Audio, Video and similar electronic apparatus – safety requirements.

The concurrent running of IS 616:2010 is permitted till June 2018 and shall be cancelled from 28th June 2018. All the tested standards as per IS 616:2010 will have to comply to IS 616:2017 till then and the new testing shall be tested as per IS 616:2017.

Below are the products regulated in the BIS CRS scheme to comply with IS 616:2017:

  • Electronic Games (Video)
  • Plasma/LCD/LED televisions of screen size 32 inch and above
  • Optical disc players with built in amplifiers of input power of 200W and above
  • Amplifiers with input power 200W and above
  • Electronic musical instruments with input power 200W and above
  • Power adaptors for audio video & similar electronic apparatus
  • Plasma/LCD/LED Television of screen size up to 32"

Please contact nearest TÜV SÜD office for more details.


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