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Bureau Veritas CPS Vietnam expands Electrical Testing Capabilities with New CBTL Certification

Jun. 20 2024

June 20, 2024 | Vietnam, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, a leading testing, inspection, and certification provider is pleased to announce its Ho Chi Minh Electrical Laboratory is approved as a qualified IEC 60598 CB Testing Laboratory (CBTL) for electrical products testing. 

The Certification Bodies Testing Laboratory (CBTL) is under the responsibility of Laboratoire Central des Industries Electroniques (LCIE) as the National Certification Body (NCB). The approval enables the Bureau Veritas' Ho Chi Minh Electrical Laboratory to conduct testing within the IECEE CB Scheme for specific product categories and standards. This enhanced capacity and capability will serve its clients with electrical product testing requirements more effectively and assist them in solving complex and variable national and international regulations. 

The CBTL approval enables the laboratory to acquire multiple national safety certifications using a single CB Test Certificate and Report, speeding up the process and minimizing trade barriers resulting from varying certification requirements across different countries. A CBTL approval is globally recognized as a symbol of quality. 

Manufacturers can rely on Bureau Veritas lab's test reports for international certifications by having a CB Certificate, avoiding the time and expense of retesting products in each market. This can streamline the certification process and reduce manufacturers’ costs. 

Mr. Nicolas Ribes, General Manager of Bureau Veritas CPS Technology in South and Southeast Asia commented, 
"Our lab's electrical testing technology is truly groundbreaking. Our team has worked tirelessly to verify that every aspect of our electrical testing systems is optimized for efficiency, safety, and reliability. Our commitment to highly trusted electrical technology testing sets us apart and enables us to push the boundaries of what's possible in development endeavors."


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  • Conformance/ Interoperability: GCF/PTCRB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LoRa 
  • Advisory: Engineering Services, Global Approvals, Smart Services 
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