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FCC & UL Regulatory requirement Electronic & Wireless products

June 09, 2022

In order to sell electronic/ Wireless products within the United States of America, products must be certified in reference to the relevant legislation under FCC, OSHA, CPSC, DoE and other Federal and state law requirements. Else, suppliers can be exposed to fines and blocking in the custom. This article will touch the base of the […]

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California Adds PFOA Under Prop 65

March 29, 2022

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has added perfluorooctanoic acid to the list of chemicals known to cause cancer under the requirements of the state’s Proposition 65. The OEHHA’s decision will require companies as well as both physical and online retailers selling products in California that contain PFOAs to comply with Prop 65’s […]

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FCC New labeling requirements

November 11, 2021

What are the FCC Labeling Requirements? Electrical & electronic instruments which can generate radiofrequency radiation, as well as that, may create disruption to devices operating in the radio energy spectrum of 9 kHz to 3000 GHz are primarily regulated by FCC regulation. It falls into 3 categories:   Unintentional Radiators Intentional Radiators Incidental Radiator What […]

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FCC Acts to Speed the Access to Wireless Technologies

July 28, 2021

The FCC  has taken action to facilitate expedited access to new and advanced wireless technologies. In a Report,  FCC updated the agency’s radio frequency device marketing and importation rules to accelerate the release of new wireless devices. Under the revised rules, manufacturers will be allowed limited marketing and pre-sales of wireless devices to consumers as long […]

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USA Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Update

July 20, 2021

Rules issued in 2019 by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the measurement of human exposure to radiofrequency (RF) emissions are valid since May 3rd. The rules impose a thorough evaluation of RF emissions in potentially higher-exposure situations, while  providing a more effective exemption process in low-exposure situations (low-power devices, relatively large distances between […]

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California limits the use of Prop65

May 04, 2021

Starting from January 2021, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking significantly restrict the use of the short-form warning as a safe harbor under Proposition 65.  The short-form option is currently permitted for use without regard to the package size or available labelling space. However, there has […]

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FCC Updates Wireless HAC Requirements

May 04, 2021

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has amended its rules regarding the standard to be used to assess hearing aid-compatible (HAC) telephone handsets. In a Report and Order issued at the end of February, the Commission adopted the 2019 edition of ANSI C63.19, American National Standard Methods of Measurement Compatibility Between Wireless Communications Devices and Hearing Aids, as the standard to […]

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FCC statement on the first 6 GHz WI-FI device authorization

May 04, 2021

At December , 2020—The Federal Communications Commission authorized the first Wi-Fi device for use in the 6 GHz spectrum band (5.925–7.125 GHz). In April, the Commission adopted new rules to expand unlicensed operations in the 6 GHz band, ushering in Wi-Fi 6—the next generation of Wi-Fi—and boosting the growth of the Internet of Things.  This […]

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USA seeks for comments on energy efficiency test procedures for battery chargers

September 24, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Request for Information (RFI) soliciting comments on possible revisions to the energy efficiency regulations for battery chargers covered by EPCA, which means any charger that is capable of charging batteries for a consumer product, including chargers that may be embedded as components of other consumer products. The DOE is interested […]

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FDA emergency performance standards

June 30, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA approval) has established emergency market access pathways known as Emergency use Authorizations (EUA) to help maintain reliable supplies of medical devices and equipment needed during the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis. Under FDA’s EUA program, manufacturers have been able to produce and distribute ventilators, in-vitro diagnostic testing kits, […]

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