SGS United Kingdom Ltd Extends CB Scope to include Medical Devices
01 May 2014
SGS Durham relocated to a new premises during 2013, enabling SGS to invest in future growth. The new custom built laboratory boasts a new 5 metre semi-anechoic chamber which allows all testing to be performed indoors without the need of OATS. There is also a dedicated 7x5 mtr Anechoic chamber that allows reduced turnaround times with competitive pricing.
SGS Durham extends their scope to CB accreditation for medical equipments. The CB Scheme is an international program created by the International Electrotechnical Commission for Electrical Equipment (IECEE) for the acceptance of product safety test results among participating laboratories. CB Scheme is considered as the Premium Safety Certification. It is globally administered by the IECEE Secretariat in Geneva using a registered pool of International Technical Assessors.
This enables local testing for Worldwide safety compliance. Testing under CB scheme will give medical manufacturers, distributor and importers a greater compliance coverage which will enable them to sell and market their products to over 50 countries worldwide.
Countries Participating in the CB Scheme
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA.
Product Range Covered :- Medical Power Supplies, Medical Washer Disinfectants, Immuno Chromato Readers, Surgical Sculptors, Electrosurgical Generators, Foetal Heart Monitors, Fluid Pressure Analysers and Ultrasonic Washers.
Scope Includes:- IEC 60601-1-1(ed.2), IEC 60601-1-6 (ed.3), IEC 60601-1 (ed.2) AMD1, AMD2, IEC 60601-1(ed.3) & IEC 60601-1(ed.3) AMD1