Japan revised its "Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law" part of the Enforcement Decree
METI on July 1, 2011 published "on the Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Act amended so that part of the decree." "Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law" is to prevent dangerous electrical supplies and promulgated for the purpose of failure, which provides the technical basis of electrical products. In producing these electrical products of the industry, its products subject to the provisions of the technical base in Japan, when the obligation to sell products in the marked "PSE mark" to show their products meet the appropriate technical reference.
The revised decree, LED lights will be added as the "Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law" in the jurisdiction of one of the products. And on the vacuum cleaner and the lithium-ion battery products to expand the scope of the benchmark.
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(1) LED lights and other products
LED lights and other products is becoming a mainstream alternative to incandescent lighting. However, due to the use of LED lights will be safe when the accident occurred, this would be "LED light" and "LED lamps" as a control product added to the "Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law."
(2) rated at more than 1 kW vacuum cleaner
Before the amendments, "vacuum cleaner (rated power of 1 kW)" is within the jurisdiction of the product. But in recent years, rated at more than 1 kilowatt strong popularity in the family vacuum cleaner, vacuum cleaner, and there were several power lines heat up, consumers are scald burns incidents. Therefore, the jurisdiction extended to the "vacuum cleaner (rated at 1.5 kW)."
(3) the special structure of the lithium-ion battery
Lithium-ion battery fire in a sharp increase in 2008, has as its official jurisdiction of the products. But the special structure of the lithium-ion batteries, the industry requires a certain transition period (from November 2008 from 2 years) of the cell structure changes. As the transition period has been, not as before under the jurisdiction of the products, "the special structure of the lithium-ion battery (with welded or otherwise fixed to the mechanical equipment in the difficult to remove the battery, and other special construction of the battery)" appended to "Electrical Appliance and Material Safety law "under the jurisdiction of the product.