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LIA Laboratories receives certification to ISO/IEC 17065

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LIA Laboratories, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Lighting Industry Association, has been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to ISO/IEC 17065 ‘General requirements for the competence for product certification’, the main ISO standard used for certifying a products safety and performance.

As a leading dedicated laboratorie for lighting, this high level independent certification provides a cradle to grave service for the industry.

Providing its manufacturer customers with the peace of mind of a fully accredited testing, verification and certification service. This means that specifiers, installers, suppliers and users of LIA Lab certified lighting products can be confident these products will deliver the stated safety and performance.

LIA Laboratories is the UK’s largest independent test laboratory with over 20 years’ experience in testing lighting products and the largest scope of UKAS accreditations for lighting and supporting products in the UK and is the UK government appointed notified body under the Low Voltage Directive.

With accurate data provided by the scheme you can ensure conformance with legislation, quality control and the support of product marketing claims – what’s more, your customers can be assured that the quality of our testing acts as a verification that the product in the box does exactly what it says on the box.

LIA Laboratories general manager Mark Salt commented: “The purpose of the LIA LAB verification scheme is to provide reassurance that products have been independently tested and will deliver the expected safety and performance required to meet the markets needs. Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17065 endorses our competence to provide accurate, unbiased data and conformance with the latest legislation”.

The LIA Lab Verified scheme operates in partnership with the Energy Saving Trust so that compliant products can be marked with both the LIA Lab and EST brand marks.

The LIA Laboratories also offers a Registered Photometric Laboratories Scheme for both Far Field Photometers and Photometric Spheres to provide assurance of the validity of manufacturers’ photometric data. 

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