KC for Electronic Products

We support world leading manufacturers in the rapid certification of electronic products for the Korean market.

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KC-EMC Certification

We clarify the requirements for your product and ensure that your product is certified quickly and reliably.

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KCs - Korea Certification Mark for machines

Korea Certification is an excellent partner for KCs certification for machines. We ensure that you get your product approved quickly and reliably.

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KEMCO Certification

Korea Certification ist der ideale, strategische Partner für die KEMCO Zertifizierung. Wir unterstützen Sie bei allen Schritten zum koreanischen Energieeffizienz-Label.

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Training

Korea Certification offers customized certification training to fit your company needs. Our trainer will come to your location and provide the training, up to date information and pass on valuable tips from our many years of experience. Call us today to learn more!

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MPR International

Since 2005, MPR International GmbH has been supporting companies around the world in obtaining the required product certifications for the Asian markets. With a strong team located worldwide, we can offer you the best solution for your enquiries.

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KC Mark Certification – Product Groups

The KC Mark Certification covers three product groups: consumer goods, children’s products and electronic products (link to subpage).

 

KC Mark Certification – Consumer Goods

Consumer products which might be harmful to the health or safety of the consumer by their usage or through their characteristics, or if they pose a pollution risk to the environment need to get a KC Mark certification.

Example products which need a KC Korea Certificate for South Korea:

  • Household Appliances (e.g. fridge, dish washer)
  • Audio & Video Devices
  • Scales
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Glasses Frames
  • Fans
  • Tents
  • Motorcycle helmets
  • High-visibility clothing

Other consumer goods that are required to have the KC label include automotive spare parts in the following categories:

  • Brake Hoses (FMVSS 106)
  • Seat Belt (UNECE Reg. 16)
  • Headlamps (UNECE Reg. 98, 112, 128)
  • Retro-Reflecting Devices (UNECE Reg. 3)
  • Rear Underrun Protective Devices (UNECE Reg. 58)
  • Replacement Brake Parts (UNECE Reg. 90)
  • Replacement Wheels for Passenger Cars (UNECE Reg. 124)
  • Glass Safety Glazing (UNECE Reg 43)
  • Rear Marking Plates for Heavy and Long Vehicles (UNECE Reg. 70)
  • Retro-Reflecting Materials (UNECE Reg. 70)
  • Warning Triangles (UNECE Reg. 27)
  • Rear Marking Plates for Slow-Moving Vehicles (UNECE Reg. 69)

The most important documents, which will be used for the KC Mark certification in South Korea are the Korean “Motor Vehicle Management Act” and the “Korea Motor Vehicle Safety Standard” (KMVSS). The “Motor Vehicle Management Act” deals with the various kinds of vehicles and their registration, as well as the general information about safety standards and self-certification. The “Korea Motor Vehicle Safety Standard” lists the technical features of vehicles and the applicable safety standards.

Here is a brief Video about the KC certification for product exports to Korea,

presented by Julian Busch, director of MPR International GmbH / China Certification Corporation:

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KC Mark Certification – Children’s products

Many products that are intended for or used by children under the age of 13 fall under this category. Amid a special regulation, the Special Children’s Product Safety Act, from 2015 many products require a certification.

This includes the following products:

  • Toys
  • Textiles for children and babies
  • Children’s chairs
  • School supplies
  • Children’s bicycles

A majority of the affected products require at least a KC Safety Confirmation (product tests, but no factory audit). However certain products, for which safety is a major design feature, do require a KC Safety certification, which includes an audit. One example would be child restraint systems. Textiles for children on the other hand usually only need a KC supplier confirmation.

 

KC Label

If the product has been successfully certified for the South Korean market, the KC Mark certification label is required to be displayed on the product. Depending on the type of certification the KC logo should normally be marked in blue or gold and together with the certificate number.

Additionally, it is usually required that certain product information, like model name, manufacturer and rated voltage, are marked on the label as well. The information must be in Korean, while English is optional.

 

Further Information:

If you need assistance or have any questions, feel free to contact us any time.

Tel.: +49-69-2713769259
Email: info@korea-certification.com

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