Administration of Korea Safety Certification KATS released an announcement No. 2020-0280 on October 14, 2020 mentioned that regulation of Power Conditioning System (PCS) use for ESS has been amended.
India BIS issued an announcement mentioned that the last date of implementation is Dec. 01, 2020, and now has been given an extension to Oct. 23, 2021 of “Plug standard IS 1293:2019”.
India Meity released the Gazette notification with the list of new products to be covered under Compulsory Registration Scheme Phase 5 of BIS.
Please refer to below list of new products being included, which will be mandatory from Apr. 1st, 2021.
India BIS Phase IV (Included twelve electronics and information technology products), which
Will become mandatory from 01, Oct. 2020 has been extended to 01, Apr. 2021.
The UKCA marking can be used from 1 January 2021. This does not apply to existing stock before 1 January 2021.
However, to allow businesses time to adjust to the new requirements, you will still be able to use the CE marking until 1 January 2022 in most cases. If the EU changes its rules, then you will not be able to use the CE marking to sell in Great Britain even before 31 December 2021. The UK government encourages the manufacturers to be ready to use the UKCA marking as soon as possible before this date.
India Plug IS1293:2019 Extension Notification
India BIS issued an announcement mentioned that the last date of implementation is Oct. 25, 2020, and now has been given an extension to Dec. 01, 2020 of “Plug standard IS 1293:2019”.
TISI Approval Enforcement for Power Bank Announcement
TISI published official statement for the enforcement of TISI Approval for Power Bank on June 19. It has become effective from the date.
Bureau of Standards Mexico released an announcement at 2020/05/14. It is about the extension of Mexico safety standard NOM-001-SCFI-2018.
Due to the impact of the epidemic, there are only 3 Laboratories and 3 Certification Bodies who are accredited for testing the new standard and issuing the certificates. The authority is afraid that it will affect the importation / exportation of goods due to short-staffed.
Therefore, the compulsory date will be extended to 2020/08/14. At present, it is unable to apply for the new standard and it is necessary to wait for the compulsory date to take effect.
The Impact of Coronavirus in Different Countries
Due to the coronavirus spreading, currently many Certificate Bodies has applied to work at home or work shifts. This may affect issuing the certificate. Below is the short version of the impact caused by Coronavirus in different countries.
India Meity released the Gazette notification with the list of new products to be covered under Compulsory Registration Scheme Phase 4 of BIS.
Please refer to below list of new products being included, which will be mandatory from Oct. 1st, 2020.