To launch their products on international markets, companies have several steps to take.
A Faulty is required to certify that the products to be placed on the market fulfill the technical requirements set by national legislation.
In the electronics and telecommunications industry one of the most sought after destinations by producers, importers and distributors is the US market.
As with other countries, the sale of products is regulated by certification and regulatory bodies.
In the US the FCC allows the marketing of electronic and telecommunications equipment only if they meet all the compliance with established standards criteria.
Products that pass the verification procedures and approval, get the FCC certification and can be introduced on the market.
FCC: standards for electronic and telecommunication equipment
In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) It is the competent body that sets the rules and technical standards regarding the various types of electronic equipment, including radio frequency devices, telecommunications terminal equipment and industrial equipment, scientific and medical.
All the specific regulations, which refer to these and other devices, are contained in the different parts that make up the Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations US (Code of Federal Regulations).
The FCC sets, for example, the maximum limits SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) for 'human exposure to electromagnetic fields.
In the part 15 regulates the quantitative limit of electromagnetic interference emitted from intentional emitters, radios that broadcast without the need to license, and unintentional emitters, electrical appliances that contain within them a digital circuit and which functions at a higher frequency in 9kHz.
The standards for mobile phones, satellite phone and radio transmitters are available in different points of the other parts that make up the regulations.
Obtaining Certification FCC?
The FCC has three different authorization procedures: Check, Declaration of Conformity and Certification.
Depending on the products and procedures, approval for the release of FCC certification They are the responsibility of the Federal Communications Commission or a certifying body for telecommunications Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB).
The TCB are institutions authorized to verify that the product meets the requirements to receive approval.
In practice, electronic devices that require FCC certification, they must first be tested in the test laboratories.
The test reports and technical documentation of the device need to be examined by an entity TCB, who will evaluate the results of the tests.
If the institution deems the product complies, will initiate the administrative procedures necessary for the approval of certification.
If a manufacturer of electronic equipment wanted to expand its US market, should get FCC certification.
Sicom Testing, in collaboration with a leading certification body and other partners specialized laboratories, It offers its customers a full service consulting on certification schedules, It performs all the tests and prepare the documentation for the certification of different kinds of electronic products and telecommunications.
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