The following is provided by Cranage EMC & Safety on behalf of QPS:-
Testing of numerous electrical/electronic products as well as household appliances and industrial machinery for NRTL and CB certification Factory inspections in the UK - factories located in other countries would be inspected by a growing network of qualified QPS agencies (China, Japan, etc) Project management from initial enquiry to delivery of product certification marks and CB Certificates provided by QPS Evaluation Services, Inc.
In Canada and the USA, third-party certification of electrical products is mandatory by law. Fully supported by QPS, Cranage tests products for compliance with International (IEC standards), American (UL standards) and Canadian (CSA) standards.
QPS is accredited by:-
OSHA – NRTL (Nationally Recognised Testing Laboratory) SCC – Standards Council of Canada (QPS marks accepted by AHJ’s as UL/CSA marks) IAS – International Accreditation Service, Inc. (Certification and Field Evaluation Body) A2LA – American Association of Laboratory Accreditation IECEE/CB – NCB and CBTL
The partnership advantage of working with Cranage EMC & Safety:-
Fully project managed service for Canadian, North American and CB product approvals No need to send products away to be certified for these markets Unlimited access to testing knowledge and compliance solutions Factory audits and manufacturing process inspections to maintain certification Working on your behalf with the certification lab
Local prices with excellent turnaround
This certification mark is recognised as equivalent to the UL and CSA marks by city, county, and state/provincial regulators throughout the USA and Canada.
Existing UL, CSA or other equivalent marks can easily be transferred to QPS subject to a technical review.
QPS Evaluation Services, Inc is a Nationally Recognised Testing Laboratory (NRTL) authorized by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) in the United States, and accredited by the Standards Council of Canada, to test, certify and publicly list many products under US and Canadian statutory requirements. Founded in 1995, QPS is a privately owned company based in Toronto, Canada with a test facility also in the USA (Cleveland, OH). A team of around seventy professionals are engaged in providing a testing and certification service to US and Canadian standards and codes, as well as a variety of specialised services such as ATEX, IECEx and CB Scheme Certificates.