MKE & RRA Make Regulatory Changes for Electrical Products Sold in Korea

Following are recent electrical product regulatory changes in Korea: Korea’s Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) amended the Electrical Appliances Safety Control Act.  From July 1, 2013, built-in power supplies for computers and notebooks (including tablet PCs) are mandatory for KC marking. Korea’s Radio Research Agency (RRA) updated the conformity assessment regulation which comes into effect... Read More

KCC & MKE Change EMC, SAR & Product Safety Regulations in South Korea

Following are recent and near future changes to electrical product regulatory requirements in South Korea. Effective January 1, 2012, the Korean Communications Commission (KCC) requires radiated emission measurements at the limit, above 1GHz, by the highest internal source of the device and also conducted disturbance testing for devices with telecommunication ports. The limit is the same... Read More

Korea Hosts Two RFID Events – DASH7 Meeting & RFID USN Conference

This entry was written in Seoul, Korea, where MET Laboratories RFID Hardware Conformance Programs Manager Dusmantha Tennakoon attended the DASH7 Alliance Winter Member Meeting, and the RFID USN Korea 2010 International Exhibition & Conference.  First up was the DASH7 meeting: There were about 16 participants representing 9 companies on-site, with other members dialing in. Dusmantha gave... Read More

Korea RRA Announces Phase Out of KCC Mark

Korea’s Radio Research Agency (RRA) has just announced new regulation which will take effect January 24, 2011. These changed regulations will significantly impact the current approval process for Korea. Listed below is the summary of changes: The KCC mark and logo will be changed to the KC mark, which will be the only mark for... Read More