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BSMI Compliant Service for Household Appliances

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Business Challenge

As a global supplier of electrical and electronic products, Taiwan is a dynamic market sought out by international vendors as well as a producer of multiple new commodities. All household appliances imported and marketed in Taiwan must conform to Safety and EMC inspection requirements. BSMI (Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection) is the certifying authority for this purpose and conducts compliance inspections on regulated products sold in Taiwan based on the Commodity Inspection Act. Goods subject to legal inspection are those defined in this Act and include most household appliances, audio/video products, ITE products, lighting equipment, personal care appliances, toys and other electrical goods. Manufacturers and retailers will need to address the requirements for their electrical and electronic products when importing or marketing goods to Taiwan.


Bureau Veritas is a BSMI designated testing lab that offers direct and complete BSMI compliant certification testing and consultancy services that can help you meet safety and EMC requirements. The technical requirements are CNS standards that have been harmonized with relevant IEC or CISPR standards. For the categories without applicable CNS standards, IEC or CISPR standards can be adopted.

To achieve BSMI safety certification the products are tested against CNS (or IEC, CISPR) safety standards for criteria such as electric shock, excessive temperature, radiation, implosion, mechanical hazard and fire. For EMC certification, BSMI testing includes EMI and EMS tests to measure electromagnetic interference caused by an electrical device and the susceptibility of an electrical device to electromagnetic interference from other sources.


Bureau Veritas offers the full range of Safety and EMC certification testing services (BSMI) for household and appliances covered. We have knowledgeable personnel all over the world with laboratories in America, Europe and Asia. You will see the benefits of our consultative approach from the beginning of our first meeting. As our partner in the process, you will always know the exact requirements and what to expect. At Bureau Veritas, we understand that getting your product through the certification process on time and within budget is a critical part of your product launch goals.

We are a BSMI designated testing lab that offers direct and complete BSMI compliant certification testing and consultancy services. We provide testing and certification for such household appliances as personal care appliances, cooking appliances and others:

• Appliances for skin care
• Coffee brewers
• Cookers
• Dish dryers
• Electric blankets
• Electric percolators
• Electric pots
• Electric warming plates
• Hair dryers
• Hair dressing appliances
• Hand dryers
• Heaters
• Roasters
• Rotisseries
• Steamers
• Toasters
• Water dispensers

Why Choose Bureau Veritas?

Reputation Founded in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a leading global quality assurance provider with more than 33,000 employees operating out of 850 offices and laboratories in over 140 countries.

Worldwide Locations With dedicated and experienced test and approvals engineers and inspectors in every major sourcing area worldwide, Bureau Veritas offers you the convenience of global coverage with local service where you need it.

Technical Knowledge & Leadership With knowledgeable approvals engineers in the U.S., Asia and Europe, and safety inspectors worldwide, we can partner with you to help achieve your goals.

Personalized Service Bureau Veritas recognizes the value that certification can bring. As such, we offer customized and specialized services to meet your safety compliance needs throughout your supply chain. If asked to intervene at an early stage, we can offer suggestions to enhance the product’s approval success without sacrificing innovation or creativity.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is involved with the BSMI certification process?

    After you submit your application along with required documents and samples, we handle the rest of the details for you until you receive your BSMI certificate. The steps of the certification process are as follows: • Submission of application (w/CCC code) along with documents required by BSMI and samples from the applicant • Review documents/components required; confirm CCC code and testing classification • Conduct Safety/EMC tests and generate a test report to BSMI • Conduct on-site factory inspection and generate a Factory Inspection Report to BSMI, depending on the product category • Evaluate Test Report and Factory Inspection Report; approve and issue BSMI certificate

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