The following provides a summary overview of Taiwan’s regulations and compliance system.

Taiwan

How UL Can Help You

UL can help you with any or all of the following to achieve compliance:

  • Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
  • Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
  • Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
  • Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
  • Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
  • Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of UL’s local team and/or partner
  • Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
  • User manual translation service when needed

 

Marks/Certifications
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RPC Mark
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DoC Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Authority/Regulatory Body
RPC Mark: 3 years
DoC Mark: No expiration

Certification Organization
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology
and Inspection (BSMI)

Safety
Test report from BSMI accredited laboratories accepted*
*UL CB test report/certificate accepted for ITE products

EMC
Test report from BSMI-accredited laboratories accepted

Additional Requirements
Local representative

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Information technology equipment
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Household and similar use appliances
  • Lighting products
  • Electric tools
  • Laboratory, test and measurement equipment
  • Low-voltage electrical equipment
  • Electrical wires and cables
  • Switches for circuits, installation protective and connection devices
Marks/Certifications
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Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Authority/Regulatory Body
National Communications Commission (NCC)

Marking of Certification Logo or Number Required?
Yes

Validity Period of Certification
No expiration

Local Representative Required?
Yes (need an RF license)

Specific User Manual Requirements?
Yes

End Product Testing Required When Using an Approved RF Module?*
Varies depending on product type

RF Performance Testing Required?
Yes (in-country)

*This may vary based on product specification.

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to those that contain the following radio/wireless technologies

  • Bluetooth
  • Keyless systems
  • Wireless LAN
  • WiMax
  • UMTS
  • GSM
  • LTE
  • ANT/ANT+
  • ZigBee

*Requirement may be different depending on the product scope. For details, please contact UL.

Marks/Certifications
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Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS)

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Certification Organization
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI)

Testing Option
Testing laboratory recognized or accredited by the Taiwan Accredited Foundation (TAF)

 

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Energy Efficiency Ranking System

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Certification Organization
Bureau of Energy/Ministry of Economic Affairs (BOE/MOEA)

Testing Option
Testing laboratory recognized or accredited by the Taiwan Accredited Foundation (TAF)

 

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Energy Savings Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary
Voluntary

Certification Organization
Bureau of Energy/Ministry of Economic Affairs (BOE/MOEA)

Testing Option
Testing laboratory recognized or accredited by the Taiwan Accredited Foundation (TAF)

 

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ENERGY STAR

Mandatory/Voluntary
Voluntary

Certification Organization
Environment and Development Foundation (EDF)

Testing Option
U.S. EPA-recognized laboratory.

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS):

  • Refrigerators
  • Air-conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Fluorescent lamps
  • Fluorescent lamps with embedded ballast
  • Compact fluorescent lamps
  • Ballast built-in fluorescent light bulbs
  • Passenger cars
  • Motorcycles
  • Boats with engines
  • Low-voltage single-phase induction motor
  • Low-voltage three-phase induction motors
  • Air-conditioning system chiller
  • Boiler
  • Incandescent bulbs

Energy Efficiency Ranking System:

  • Refrigerators
  • Air-conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Fluorescent lamps with embedded ballast

Energy Savings Mark:

  • Televisions
  • Monitors
  • DVD recorder and player
  • Integrated stereo
  • Photocopiers, Printers

ENERGY STAR:

  • Computers
  • Displays
  • Imaging equipment (printers, Scanners, All-in-ones, Copiers, Fax machines)

 

Additional Information

For products intended to be added to the scope of the RPC Scheme in 2014, below are the proposed mandatory standards:

– CNS 15364 (Harmonized with IEC 62133: 2002): Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes – safety requirements for portable sealed secondary cells, and for batteries made from them, for use in portable applications

– CNS 14857-1 (Harmonized with IEC 61959: 2004): Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes – Mechanical tests for sealed portable secondary cells and batteries

– CNS 14857-2 (Harmonized with IEC 61960: 2003): Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes – Electrical tests of secondary lithium cells and batteries for portable applications

– CNS 14336-1 (Harmonized with IEC 60950-1)

– CNS 13438 (EMC, Harmonized with CISPR 22: 2005)

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently.

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