Adoption status for 62368-1 in selected markets

  Accepts IEC 62368-1:2014 (ed.2) Accepts IEC 62368-1:2018 (Ed. 3) IEC 62368-1 mandatory use date for certification (fully replaces IEC 60065 and IEC 60950-1) Certificates issued under IEC 60950-1 and IEC 60065 are required to be upgraded to IEC-62368-1
Australia

Yes

No 15 Feb 2022 No, Issued certificates will remain valid
Brazil Yes, they accept CB reports to IEC 62368-1 but certificates issued will still refer to IEC 60950-1. Yes No official information yet No official information yet
China

Yes, they accept CB reports to IEC 62368-1 but will require full safety testing based on GB4943.1-2011 (equiv. to IEC60950-1:2005).

Yes, accepts CB report to IEC 62368-1 but will require full safety testing based on GB4943.1-2011 (equiv. to IEC60950-1:2005).

The GB standard which will correspond to IEC 62368-1:2018 is expected to be published in 2021. The implementation date is not decided yet ( It will have at least 1 year transitional period) CCC certificates issued under GB4943.1-2011 will still be required to do upgrade once new GB standard is published. 
Eurasian Economic Union (Eurasian Customs Union)

Yes

Yes There is no impacts related to IEC 62368-1 or date for “cessation of presumption of conformity” for IEC 60950-1 and not expected in the near future. No official information yet.
India

No

No    
South Africa

Yes, for NRCS LoA, they accept the SANS/IEC 62368-1 Standards.
 

The LoA will be issued under SANS/IEC 60065/60950 and not the new standard until NRCS has published the final government gazette which make reference to the new standard.

Yes, for NRCS LoA, they accept the SANS/IEC 62368-1 Standards.
 

The LoA will be issued under SANS/IEC 60065/60950 and not the new standard until NRCS has published the final government gazette which make reference to the new standard.

  Valid till the expiry date which is
printed on the LoA.
South Korea No Yes

KATS officially announced that KC 62368-1 (dated 27 August 2021) is effective immediately.

3 Safety certification bodies (KTC, KTL, KTR) are adding the new standard KC 62368-1 to their KOLAS accreditation . It is expected that IEC62368-1 / KC 62368-1 will be accepted from October 2021.

No. 

KC 62368-1 (IEC62368-1:2018) and existing standards like KC 60065, K 60950-1 and K 60950-22 will be used in parallel until 31st Dec 2022. From January 2023, KATS will only accept the K 62368-1 (based on IEC 62368-1:2018 (3rd)).

From prior cases, Korea allows grandfathering so certificate should be valid as long as there are no changes to the product.

Ukraine

Yes

Yes December 2020 DSTU EN 60950-1 is valid until December 2020. The authorities strongly recommend follow assessment using 62368 to avoid risk.
Uzbekistan Yes Yes IEC 62368-1 is not published in Uzbek yet No official information yet

Last updated September 2021.

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