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International Regulatory Telecom and Safety Approval


The telecommunica­tions regulatory authority in South Africa, ICASA, wants telecom equipment using the line current to be first submitted to Safety certification. It means that before being accepted for type-approval by  ICASA, these products shall first obtain the Letter of Approval (LoA) issued by the Natio­nal Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS).
ICASA has not provided a briefing note on this matter yet. However, during the processing of some applications to the authority, we were as­ked to provide the LoA issued by the NCRS before the processing could continue.
This provision did not exist in the past since it was not formerly ap­plied to pieces of equipment and the EMC test re­ports issued by ISO 17.025 accredited laboratories were enough to apply for the ICASA type-approval.
As a reminder, the processing of an NCRS LOA application lasts 120 working days. It is re­quired for the following pieces of equipment:


Audio, video & similar electrical equipment ;
Household equipment (Power requiring devices/in use of motors and heating elements) ;
Information technology equipment ;
Power supplies equipment ;
Luminaires ;
Magnetically driven electrical tools ;
Transportable motor operated electrical tools ;
Electric tools for test, measurements, control & lab
.
             


Contact CSIA for a list of these new applicable standards. quotes@csiassoc.com


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