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Certification mark for safety software evaluation for household appliances

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Certification mark for Safety software evaluation for household appliances

Certification mark for safety software evaluation for household appliances

 

Scope:

Safety-related control of a specific end product that falls under the scope of the IEC 60335 series for household and similar used electrical appliances.

Basis of certification:

Safety relevant software used in the household appliance being evaluated. (Eg. safety control for air conditioner had been evaluated according to IEC 60335-1 clause 22.46 and annex R plus IEC 60335-2-40)

Keywords of the certification mark

  • Household appliance safety tested

    Household electric products which tested and comply with the relevant safety standard.

  • Safety-related software evaluated

    The software used in above household electric products for safety purpose has been evaluated according to the relevant standard.

  • Management of software safety life cycle

    The above software used has the quality process control for the update or revise.

  • Safety tested

    The voluntary certification mark with the statement "Type tested" is issued for products and components. The certification mark demonstrates that the product/component was tested and certified by the independent third-party organisation of TÜV SÜD Product Service for conformity with the essential technical safety requirements. The certification criteria vary depending on the products in question.

  • Production monitored

    Periodic surveillance of the manufacture of a product constitutes the basic premise for certification which includes the award of a certification mark. Certification always requires product testing and regular factory inspections.

    As a third-party expert organisation, TÜV SÜD verifies that the manufacturer is able to maintain consistent quality in line with the requirements throughout high-volume production and has established the necessary quality system, including incoming goods inspections, lists of materials and final product check.

    In addition, calibration of the necessary measuring and monitoring equipment must be ensured. Surveillance and/or monitoring covers the testing of safety-critical components and other materials used. If unauthorised changes are made to the product, the certificate will be withdrawn and the TÜV SÜD certification mark may no longer be used.

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