TÜV SÜD Middle East LLC has now been successfully appointed by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a Notified Body for a wide area.
In the UAE, the Emirates Conformity Assessment Scheme (ECAS) is an implemented conformity program implemented by ESMA, the national regulatory and standardization body. ECAS is a mandatory product certification system that ensures that products meet the relevant UAE standards. As an independent global testing, inspection and certification body, TÜV SÜD contributes to ensuring the quality and safety of products traded in the UAE in accordance with the UAE's national regulations and safety standards.
The authorized scope of TÜV SÜD's approval includes on the one hand LVD (Low Voltage Directive) products. This category includes a wide range of electrical equipment for private and commercial use, such as household appliances, lighting equipment etc. The category is usually regulated by a mandatory certification system.
On the other hand, the scope of approval also includes products for children, food and beverages, cosmetics, lifts and automatic doors and windows. TÜV SÜD is thus also able to support global manufacturers in testing and issuing ECAS certificates in order to gain access to the UAE market.
ESMA is a federal authority of the UAE established by the UAE Federal Act (28), 2001. As the only reference in the UAE for quality standards, ESMA's strategy aims to support the national economy by building a new era of excellence and quality. Further information about ESMA: https://www.esma.gov.ae/en-us/Pages/default.aspx
Further information about TÜV SÜD in the Middle East: https://www.tuv-sud.ae/ae-en
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Press contact: Dirk Moser-Delarami