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Korea: Amendment on operation bulletin of electrical appliances and consumer products safety control act on expansion of EEE subject to safety confirmation

April 2022 - Electrical and Electronics

Approved (coming into force on Oct 01, 2022)

On 8 April 2022, the South Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) published Notice No. 2022-45 on an amendment to the Operation Bulletin of Electrical Appliances and Consumer Products Safety Control Act. The main change is to add Electrical Supply Track Systems for Luminaires to the list of electrical appliances subject to safety confirmation. As a result, related amendment has been added into the Annexes as follows:

  • Annex 2: adding the said products to the detailed items of lighting equipment subject to Safety Confirmation under the existing list of chain lighting fixtures, rechargeable portable lights, floodlight luminaires and halogen luminaires;
  • Annex 10: adding the model classification and its detailed grouping criteria of the products;
  • Annex 20: adding a list of components subject to safety control of the said products;
  • Annex 25: adding safety standard KC 60570 for the products
The notice will be in force on 1 October 2022.


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