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Cranage offers a complete assessment service for lighting products according to the above regulations.


Whether you are a bespoke designer of lamp shades, manufacturer of street lights, or e-bay trader importing from China, you will need to ensure that your products are safe and meet the legal requirements concerned with placing them on the market.

Luminaires with the potential for producing ‘blue-light retinal hazards’ would be evaluated under GPSD or LVD to IEC 62471: Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems.


The table below specifically lists the scope of our accreditation as a testing laboratory:-


Associated Standards EMF & LVD (Safety) EMCD
EN 50563
Measurement of no-load power and average efficency
IEC / EN 62493
Human exposure to electromagnetic fields
IEC / EN 61000-3-2
Harmonic current
EN 50564
Measurement of low power consumption
IEC / EN 60598-1
General test requirements
IEC / BS EN 61000-3-3
Voltage fluctuations and flicker
Commission Regulation (EC)
No. 1275/2008
BS 4533: Section 102.1
IEC / EN 60598-2-1
Fixed Lights
CISPR 15 / EN 55015
Radiated & conducted emissions
Commission Regulation (EC)
No. 278/2009
Ecodesign for external power supplies
IEC / EN 60598-2-2
Recessed Lights
IEC / EN 61547
General lighting EMC immunity
IEC/EN 60529
Enclosure - IP Testing
IEC / EN 60598-2-3
Road and street lights
IEC / EN 61000-4-2
Electrostatic discharge Immunity
IEC/EN 60695-2-11
Fire hazard testing
IEC / EN 60598-2-4
Portable lights
IEC / EN 61000-4-3
Radiated RF Immunity
IEC / EN 60598-2-5
IEC / EN 61000-4-4
Fast Transient Burst Immunity
IEC / EN 60598-2-6
Lights with built-in transformers for filament lamps
IEC / EN 61000-4-5
Surge Immunity
IEC / EN 60598-2-13
Ground recessed
IEC / EN 61000-4-6
Conducted RF Immunity
BS 4533: Section 102.17
EN60598-2-17 Stage, film and studio lights
IEC / EN 61000-4-11
Voltage Dips & Interrupts
IEC / EN 60598-2-25
Hospital and clinical lighting
IEC / EN 60570
Supply track systems
IEC / EN 61347-1
Control gear – general
IEC / EN 61347-2-13
Control gear for LED modules
IEC / EN 62031
LED modules for ac/dc supplies
IEC / EN 62384
Control gear for LED modules
IEC 62560
Self ballasted LED lamps

Lighting Laboratory Services




• Independent and impartial – not connected to any supplier or manufacturer

• Accredited testing and inspection – compliant with ISO 17025

• Technical support for designers, manufacturers, and importers

• Notified Body for LVD – CE reports and certificates for LVD

• CB certificates, factory inspections, test reports, and technical files

• Export testing for Canada, N. America, Australia, and Japan


Ensuring the safety and performance of your luminaires


In the UK and Europe, the following regulations and Directives apply to lighting equipment used in the home, office, farm or factory:-


1) CE Marking Directive

2) Low Voltage Directive (LVD)

3) Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

4) Electromagnetic Fields Directive (EMF)

5) Artificial Optical Radiation Hazard Directive (AOR)

6) General Product Safety Directive (GPSD)

7) Energy Related Products Directive (ErP)

8) Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS)

9) Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE)

10) Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) – Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

11) Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directive

12) UK Electrical Equipment Safety Regulations

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CRANAGE can help with all your testing needs. For further details please contact the testing team on

+44 (0) 1630 658568 or email

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