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Approvals for Asia-Pacific

Approvals for Asia-Pacific

Certified Approvals for Goods Imported to the Asia-Pacific Region

The Asia-Pacific region is both an established as well as an emerging economic power. With our help, now is the best time to take advantage of the opportunities of importing your products and goods to this region. For your access strategy, we can test and certify your electrical and electronic products – in compliance with DENAN safety mark guidelines for Japan for the mandatory <PS>E certificate and for the optional S mark. We are also a Registered Certification Body for medical devices under PMD Act (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Act). We are also fully authorized to issue the SG seal of safety approval for mechanical devices. Besides offering support for the approval process for pressure vessels to Japan, we also provide KC certification for imports to Korea.

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland product approval, you:

  • Benefit from a speedy introduction to your market of choice
  • Gain the lead over the global competition
  • Save money - thanks to our experience and expertise


DENAN & PSE Approval

Japan's DENAN Act puts electrical and electronic products into two categories. Category A products in Category A require certification by a Recognized Conformity Assessment Body (RCAB), such as TÜV Rheinland. This conformity assessment on product in the case of foreign applicants is mainly based on IEC standards, but includes national differences. For Category B products, manufacturers must ensure conformity with Japanese standards and regulations. Depending on the category, the products are either issued a rhombus or a round PSE mark.

Optional S Mark Certification

The optional S mark certification is available for electrical products including those not falling under DENAN legislation. The S Mark is a certification mark well-known in Japanese market, and we can help with the registration process.

Japan Radio Approval

Radio based products in Japan must comply with the Japan Radio Law. TÜV Rheinland Japan perform test and certification of Specified Radio Equipment as a registered certification body authorised by MIC(Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications).There are two types of certification, one is the certification for each radio equipment and the other is the certification for design of radio equipment. The certification for design is mainly for mass production products.

Japan Telecom Approval

Radio based devices and wired-telecom products have capabilities to connect to network of the operator (e.g. NTT, docomo, au, Softbank) must comply with the Japan Telecommunications Business Law. TÜV Rheinland Japan perform test and certification of specified Radio/Telecom Equipment as a registered certification body authorised by MIC. There are two types of certification, one is the certification for each equipment and the other is the certification for design of equipment. The certification for design is mainly for mass production products.

VCCI Designation

VCCI designation is optional. Members of the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Information Technology Equipment (VCCI) can submit their TÜV Rheinland test reports for review - and request a VCCI label for their product.

Legal Regulations for Medical Devices

Medical devices in Japan must comply with PMD Act (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Act). The Japanese Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare has approved TÜV Rheinland Japan, Ltd. as a Registered Certification Body. We are authorized to carry out the approval process for designated medical devices entering Japan.

SG Seal of Safety Approval for Mechanical Products

The Japanese Consumer Product Safety Association creates safety standards for consumer goods. As an approved inspection agency, we can conduct the tests required for your product – be they household or recreational devices. We can then issue the SG seal of approval for restricted products - short for "Safe Goods."


KC Safety Approval

All electrical products, Lithium batteries, and protective devices entering Korea need to bare the KC mark for access to the Korean market. TÜV Rheinland offers its services for testing and certifying your products according to the regulations issued by the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS).

KCC-RRA Approval

The Korea Communication Commission (KCC) and the national Radio Research Agency (RRA) are responsible for regulating telecommunications and radio products. If you wish to import your telecom products to the Korean market, let TÜV Rheinland help you speed up the process and regulation.


Consumer Protection Scheme (CPS Scheme)
To be able to sell controlled goods in Singapore, you need the Singapore CoC. Based on the CoC, client can apply for the Letter of Authorization (LoA) to SPRING. The safety mark helps consumers, retailers and businesses identify controlled goods available on the market

The Singapore Safety Authority (SPRING) manages Consumer Protection Registration Scheme (CPS), which lists safety requirements for 45 categories of household electrical, electronic and gas appliances and accessories. The CoC shows that these products meet the specified safety standards before they are given the Singapore safety mark and can be sold in Singapore.

TÜV Rheinland is accredited by the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) and SPRING to provide testing and certification services for your products. The Singapore safety mark is mandatory for all electronics manufacturers who export products to Singapore, which fall under the CPS scheme. And, if you need to have your controlled goods certified quickly, choose our express service at all of our locations worldwide.

IDA Telecom Approval
Telecom products are regulated by the Info-Communication Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). We offer support for testing your product for compliance with the regulations, enabling quick access to the market for your telecom products.

Energy Efficiency Approval
The national environment agency mandates that some imported electrical products must comply with its energy efficiency program. Our experts will help you regulate, test, and register your product in line with the program guidelines and standards.


ST Approval for Safety

Household electrical products imported to Malaysia are regulated for safety by SIRIM QAS, the Malaysian certification, inspection, and testing body. With our services, you can have your products tested to check compliance with Malaysian import regulations, facilitating access to the market for your products.

Type Approval

The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) mandates regulation of telecommunications and radio products imported to Malaysia. Depending on the product’s specifications, the authority issues two kinds of approval. TÜV Rheinland can test your products to check for compliance and also offers further services for easier market access.

Product Certification Scheme

Under this Scheme, which is based on the ISO Scheme Type 5, an applicant will be awarded a license to demonstrate SIRIM Certification Mark on their product only if the product complies with the requirement of the specified standard and the factory has a proper quality control system to ensure consistency and continuously compliance with the standard.

Batch Consignment Scheme

This is also known as Batch Certification is an alternative to Product Certification Scheme. Under the consignment service, approval is given only to consignments which have satisfactorily gone through the inspection and testing process.. The consignment service is only applicable for imported, regulated electrical products and it ensures all imported products placed in the Malaysian market comply with the standard and regulatory requirements. SIRIM label will ensure your products’ compliance with national or international safety standards and could help boost customer confidence in your products through the use of SIRIM Labels as marketing tools.

Conformity assessment for Medical Device

TÜV Rheinland Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a registered CAB (Conformity Assessment Body) under Medical Device Act 2012 (Act 737, Section 10(1) and Regulation 8, Medical Device Regulation 2012. We do conformity assessment for GDPMD, QMS, Product Verification and Product Assessment for accredited scopes/technical areas.


SNI Approval
TÜV Rheinland is accredited by Indonesia’s national accreditation committee, and we offer support and help for evaluation, testing, and certifying your product imports for SNI safety approval.

SDPPI Approval
Telecommunications products imported into Indonesia must comply with the regulations of the Direktorat Jenderal Sumber Daya Perangkat Pos dan Informatika (SDPPI) to get approval for access to this growing market. Take advantage of our services for support with the registration process.


TISI Approval

Products imported into Thailand must be certified for compliance with Thailand Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) regulations and norms. The type of approval differs depending on the type of product. Our services are designed to help you get your product tested and regulated for instant market access.

NBTC/SDoC Approval

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) categorizes products into classes with specific regulations and requirements for approval and acceptance in the Thai market. TÜV Rheinland offers a wide portfolio of services for support with registration and certification process.


Safety Mark
Have TÜV Rheinland test and certify your products for safety and compliance with regulations set by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – for quick and easy market access for your product.

NTC Radiocom (RCE) & Telecom Approval (CPE)
The National Telecommunication Committee (NTC) regulates imports of telecommunications and radio products. The body requires specific standards and regulations to be fulfilled for approval. Let us help you facilitate the process, so you can access the market on time and on schedule for your sales strategy.


Safety Mark
TÜV Rheinland offers you services for testing, regulating, and certifying the safety of your product in line with Vietnam’s certification center. With proper product certification, your product is ready to go to market.

Telecom and radio products imported into Vietnam must bare the CR ICT Mark to prove compliance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Communications . Upon issue of the mark, your product can get access to the Vietnamese market. TÜV Rheinland has the facilities, the knowledge, and the services you need for product approval.

National Energy Efficiency Label Program
The Ministry of Industry and Trade requires all electrical product imports to Vietnam to comply with the National Energy Efficiency Label Program to be allowed to access the market. Let us help with facilitating the approval process.


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