Electrical and Electronic Product Testing

QIMA offers product inspections and laboratory testing services for a wide range of electrical and electronic products, including consumer electronics and wireless devices.

QC Tailored for the Electrical and Electronics Industry

Electrical safety, energy efficiency and product longevity are the key quality characteristics of electrical and electronic products. Still, hundreds of electrical and electronic goods are recalled every year, resulting in serious reputational and financial damages to brands and retailers. The most common causes of recalls are safety-related, including overheating, electric shock and explosion.

Electrically operated equipment can pose considerable risk to life and limb. To minimize such risks, legislatures worldwide have passed comprehensive regulations concerning the safe design of equipment. QIMA's physical, mechanical and electrical test will ensure that your electrical and electronic products meet international safety standards and the requirements of your destination market. You can rely on our product testing expertise to reduce recalls and secure your brand image and consumer loyalty.

Electrical and Electronics Testing Expertise

Manufacturers and importers must guarantee that their products comply with the quality and safety standards of their target market. QIMA’s accredited and internationally active laboratories can help, and our strong lab calibration experience ensures consistent test methods, results and service quality between labs.

QIMA's laboratories offer the following tests for your electrical and electronic products, ensuring that they meet the quality and safety standards of your destination market:

  • Electrical safety (LVD)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC/EMI)
  • EU Low Voltage Directive compliance
  • EU Machinery Directive compliance
  • EU Product Safety Directive compliance
  • EU Radio Equipment Directive (RED) testing
  • FCC Radio equipment testing for wireless and RF products
  • Heavy metal analysis (lead, cadmium, mercury, nickel)
  • Luminous Flux and Color Rendering tests for lighting products
  • Plasticizers (phthalates)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
  • Product safety testing (UL/IEC)
  • RoHS testing
  • Toxics in packaging
  • US California Proposition 65 for Consumer Products

Certifications for the Electrical and Electronics Industry

QIMA also offers certification for a wide range of electrical and electronics products, which allow you to demonstrate superior product quality and safety to your consumers:

Global Market Access Solutions

QIMA’s global market access (GMA) solutions allow electrical and electronic businesses to launch their products in new markets quickly and easily. Our experts understand the challenges and complexities of the regulatory requirements you encounter in various destination markets and can help you launch compliant, safe, and high-quality products with the proper testing and certification programs.

Cybersecurity Testing and Compliance

Any product that collects, stores, and transmits information via a network is vulnerable to cybersecurity risks. Our cybersecurity testing laboratory assesses IoT devices to minimize risk of attacks and help you sell electrical and electronic devices with confidence.

Why QIMA for Product and Supplier Compliance?

The QIMA Benefits

  • Supply chain intelligence: get supplier and quality stats in real time
  • Industry leading turnaround time for audits, testing and inspections
  • Online and mobile: manage your orders and access your data anywhere, any time
  • All-inclusive pricing: flat rates for inspections and audits; instant quotes for testing
  •   auditors and inspectors, 6 in-house labs and operations in 95 countries