SGS Hong Kong Accredited As a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB)

On November 21, 2011, SGS International Electrical Certification Center Ltd. (IECC) was accredited by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB).

SGS is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, the International Electrical Certification Center Ltd. (IECC), has been accredited as a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, established by the Communications Act of 1934. It is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.

This accreditation represents a new milestone in SGS' Electrical & Electronics Testing Services, as the ability of the company to provide its clients with one-stop shop services is now considerably strengthened. SGS IECC is designated to perform local compliance testing on equipment subject to the Declaration of Conformity (DOC) and Certification under FCC Parts 15 and 18 of the Federal Communications Commission's regulations. In addition, SGS Electrical & Electronics Testing Services are now complemented by IECC's Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Product Safety Testing services.

Using a test laboratory that has an approved quality system helps provide an extra level of assurance that the work performed is both accurate and repeatable. To gain accreditation, prerequisites include procedures in place at the facility for testing and calibrations that are performed, as well as calibration traceability, site correlation, knowledgeable staff and appropriate equipment to perform testing as per the facility's scope. In addition, and other checks and balances must also ensure the quality of the work performed.

About SGS Electrical & Electronics Testing Services

SGS is committed to support manufacturers in delivering safe, high quality products to consumers. Through its global network of accredited testing labs, SGS can support your designing and testing of E&E products, to comply with the standards and regulations of the markets you target. Thus, SGS helps you gaining a competitive advantage in the various markets in which you are interested.

For more information on the complete range of SGS IECC Services, please contact:

SGS Consumer Testing Services
Katrina Lee
SGS Hong Kong Limited
29/F Metropole Square, 2 On Yiu Street
Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

t: +852 2774 7413

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world.

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