10 LED Lighting Certifications You Need to Know


LED lighting is an energy-saving and emission-reducing product. Whether it is LED packaging or finished LED lighting, China's export of LED lighting products has maintained a sustained and rapid growth.

However, the market of various countries has strict requirements on product quality. Only by passing the corresponding certification can the product have a place in the market of each country. Then, what are the certifications of common LED lighting products?


UL Certification

UL is short for (Underwriter Laboratories Inc). The UL Safety Laboratory is the most authoritative in the United States and the largest private institution engaged in safety testing and identification in the world. UL certification is a non-mandatory certification in the United States, mainly testing and certification of product safety performance, and its certification scope does not include the EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) characteristics of products. UL is the most powerful safety Mark in the world.


ISO9000 Certification

The certification bodies of ISO9000 quality system certification are all authoritative bodies recognized by national accreditation bodies, and the audit of the quality system of enterprises is very strict.

For the inside of the enterprise, the quality management can be carried out in accordance with the strictly audited international standard quality system, which can truly meet the requirements of the rule of law and science, greatly improve the work efficiency and product qualification rate, and rapidly improve the economic and social benefits of the enterprise. .

For the outside of the enterprise, when customers know that the supplier implements management in accordance with international standards, has obtained the ISO9000 quality system certification, and has strict audits and regular supervision by the certification body, they can be sure that the enterprise is able to stably produce qualified products and even A trustworthy enterprise with excellent products, thus entering into a supply and sales contract with the enterprise with confidence, and expanding the market share of the enterprise.


CE Certification

CE certification is limited to the basic safety requirements that the product does not endanger the safety of humans, animals, and goods, rather than general quality requirements. The coordination directive only specifies the main requirements, and the general directive requirements are the standard tasks. Therefore, the precise meaning is: CE mark is a safety mark rather than a quality mark. It is the "main requirement" that forms the core of the European Directive.

The CE mark is a safety certification mark and is regarded as a passport for manufacturers to open and enter the European market. In the EU market, the CE mark is a compulsory certification mark. Whether it is a product produced by an enterprise within the EU or a product produced in other countries, if it is to be freely circulated in the EU market, the "CE" mark must be affixed.


CB Certification

The CB system (IEC system for conformity testing and certification of electrical products) is operated by IECEE. The certification bodies of IECEE member states test the safety performance of electrical products based on IEC standards. The test results are the CB test report and the CB test certificate in IECEE. A system in which member states are mutually recognized.

The purpose is to reduce the barriers to international trade that arise from having to meet different national certification or approval criteria.


SAA Certification

SAA is that electrical products entering the Australian market must comply with local safety regulations, that is, the certification that the industry often faces. Due to the mutual recognition agreement between Australia and New Zealand, all products certified by Australia can smoothly enter the New Zealand market for sale. All electrical products exported to Australia must be certified by the Australian Safety Certification (SAA), so lighting products must be certified by SAA if they want to export to Australia.


KC Certification

The Korean Ministry of KnowLEDge Economy (MKE) began to implement and adopt the national unified KC mark in July 2009, calLED the " KC Mark" mark, the new mark represents KoreaCertification, and the 13 existing mandatory marks in South Korea will also be finally unified to this mark. Down. KC is a compulsory certification in South Korea, and domestic or foreign manufacturers must obtain South Korea's safety certification before importing electronic products to South Korea.


VDE Certification

The VDE Testing and Certification Institute in Offenbach, Germany, is an institute affiliated to the German Institute of Electrical Engineers and was established in 1920. As a neutral and independent organization, VDE's laboratory inspects and certifies electrical products in accordance with German VDE national standards or European EN standards, or IEC International Electrotechnical Commission standards based on applications.

In many countries, the VDE certification mark is even more famous than the domestic certification mark, especially recognized and valued by importers and exporters.


CSA Certification

CSA is the abbreviation of Canadian Standards Association. It was established in 1919 and is the first non-profit organization in Canada to formulate industrial standards. Electronics, electrical appliances and other products sold in the North American market are required to obtain safety certification.

At present, CSA is the largest safety certification body in Canada and one of the most famous safety certification bodies in the world. It can provide safety certification for all types of products in machinery, building materials, electrical appliances, computer equipment, office equipment, environmental protection, medical fire safety, sports and entertainment.


MET Certification

The MET certification mark is suitable for the US and Canadian markets: The MET mark with C-US indicates that the product has passed the test and meets the applicable standards of the United States and Canada, and can enter both markets at the same time.


Energy Star®

Energy Star is a government program jointly implemented by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better protect the living environment and save energy. In 1992, it was participated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and was first promoted on computer products.

Now the products included in the scope of this certification have reached more than 30 categories, such as household appliances, heating/cooling equipment, electronic products, lighting products, etc. Currently, lighting products, including energy-saving lamps (CFL), are the most popular in the Chinese market. , light fixtures (RLF), traffic lights and exit lights.



At LEBODA, we offer quality LED street light products at great value for money to meet your lighting upgrade needs. Our LED street light products have obtained international certification, including ISO9000, ISO14000, ENEC, CE, CB, SAA and other related certifications!

We also have a dedicated team of engineers who can help you choose the right product for your specific application. Check out our LED street light product catalog for more information!

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