IECEE-CB Scheme, operated by IEC’s Conformity Assessment Board, is the most successful IEC Multilateral Recognition system of electrical and electronic products for Conformity Assessment, which provides entry into 53 countries and more than seventy NCBs that have participated in the Scheme. The Scheme aims for acceptance of test results and conformity assessment and avoidance of trade barriers among the participants by “One-test, One-certificate” strategy. Countries participating in the CB Scheme are: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, The Republic of Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the republic of Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, UK, and USA.
2. CB Certification Scope
Electric Cables and Wires(CABL) Capacitor (CAP) Switches for appliances and automatic controls for electrical household appliances(CONT) Energy Efficiency(E3) Household and similar equipment (HOUS) Installation accessories and connection devices Connectors (INST) Lighting(LITE)
IT and office equipment (OFF) Installation protective equipment (PROT) Safety transformers and similar equipment (SAFE) Portable tools (TOOL) Electronics, entertainment (TRON) Low voltage, high power switching equipment (POW)
3.Benefits of obtaining CB Certificates and Test Reports
(1) Transfer to overseas approvals such as VDE, GS, CU, SASO, and RCM, etc. (2)Transfer to China Compulsory Product Certification(CCC) or voluntary certification (3) Can be directly accepted by many countries, such as Southeast Asian countries