This is Nemko's own certification mark as established in 1933 as a mandatory mark for electrical products marketed in Norway. Since 1991, it is offered as a voluntary mark and has gained worldwide recognition as a sign of compliance with relevant safety and EMC standards, especially within the IT and office equipment area.
The GS Mark (Geprüfte Sicherheit, meaning Tested Safety) is a specific German mark that is used for a wide range of products, including electrical equipment.
The GS mark is owned and monitored by the German safety authorities, but is offered through Nemko. It is highly recognized not only in Germany, but also throughout Europe.
GOST R certification is mandatory for a wide range of products and the GOST-R mark is a mandatory certification mark for electrical products, which are going to be shipped into Russia.
The certification is based on safety testing for IEC standards with Russian deviations, EMC testing and for products in contact with food, this also includes hygienic certification. Nemko is one of the few GOST approved laboratories outside of Russia.
This is the regulatory European product marking allowing access to the EU/EEA member countries (and even some EU candidate countries in Eastern Europe), as dictated by EU Directives and corresponding national regulations.
This is a common European third party certification mark granted to certain electrical equipment complying with the European safety standards as defined in the agreement.
The Wheel Mark (Mark of Conformity) is the European regulatory marking of all marine equipment, as defined in the Marine Equipment Directive, 96/98/EC.
The Hazardous Substance Testing Service (HSTS) is offered as a part of the IECEE CB scheme. It is a means of determining and reporting the level of hazardous substances in materials and components used in electrical equipment.
Nemko performs certification for non-electrical products. The certified products are entitled to carry the NS-mark showing conformity with relevant Norwegian Standards, which are harmonized with European Norms when available.
This is a common European certification mark for EMC. It shows that the product specifically complies with the European EMC standards for electromagnetic emission and immunity.
This is a long-standing agreement between the European certification bodies for electrical products to avoid the need for retesting when applying for national certification in the different member countries.
Attestation of Conformity, or AoC, attests conformity of the tested product sample only, as sometimes called type certification. As such, it does not include any production surveillance and does not give the right to use any certification mark.
The Nordic certification service is a long-standing agreement between the EMKO bodies:
- Demko (UL Int.) as the national certification body in Denmark
- Fimko (SGS) as the national certification body in Finland
- Nemko as the national certification body in Norway
- Semko (Intertek ) as the national certification body in Sweden
It implies that the four marks (D)(FI)(N)(S) may be obtained by one single application and submittal.
CE marking shall be affixed to all kinds of radio and telecommunications terminal equipment. This marking implies that a product fulfils the essential requirements laid down in all applicable EU directives, mainly the R&TTE Directive. A CE marked product has the benefit of free circulation within the EU and EEA.
When a product is CE marked, manufacturers or their representatives within the EEA are able to demonstrate that their products are fully compliant. They are obliged to issue a written declaration of conformity and compile proper documentation such as equipment description, drawings and diagrams, reference to standards applied, test reports, etc.