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UAE (ESMA/ECAS) – Accepting New IEC 62368 Standard

November 2020

November 2020 Updates

United Arab Emirates

UAE (ESMA/ECAS) - Accepting New IEC 62368

ESMA announced the implementation rules (Version 1.2). The document provides implementing rules for the regulation of Audio/Video and IT/Office Equipment categorized under the Low Voltage Equipment Regulation in the United Arab Emirates.

Changes includes:

  • Inclusion of IEC 62368-1:2014 (2nd Edition)
  • Acceptance of CBTRs and CBTCs (within 3-year validity) issued against either 2nd or 3rd  Edition of the IEC 62368-1
  • Inclusion of 20-December-2021 – Transition from 2nd  to 3rd edition of the IEC 62368-1 standard
  • Inclusion of the product categories/classifications to be used when dealing with EQM Applications

Time line of implementation:

01-November-2019 All products defined within this document shall comply with applicable standard/s and have a valid Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued under ECAS/EQM.
20-December-2020 All products defined within this document shall comply with the IEC 62368-1 standard (2nd or 3rd  Edition) and have a valid Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued under ECAS/EQM. All ECAS/EQM Certificates of Conformity (CoCs) issued under the IEC 60065 and/or IEC 60950-1 will be considered invalid/void.
20-December-2021 All Products defined within this document shall comply with the IEC 62368-1 standard (3rd Edition) and have a valid Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued under ECAS/EQM.

 

 

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