Tag Archives: product safety compliance
For New Technologies – Like 3D Printers – What Product Safety Standard Applies?
Product safety compliance for equipment that falls into an established product category is straightforward. But what about new technologies – how are these products evaluated? As a case example, let’s look at 3D printers. 3D printers aren’t new, but they are just now entering the mainstream, with many more manufacturers developing new small desktop versions... Read More
For Product Safety Approvals, Uncertified and Improperly-Rated Components Require Surveillance
Electrical/electronic equipment manufacturers often ask if it is acceptable to use uncertified or improperly rated components in their products. The following Frequently Asked Questions address the implications of using these components for North America product safety approvals. What is an uncertified component? Any safety critical component that is not certified by a suitably accredited agency... Read More