Are LED lights CSA approved?

CSA – The Canadian Standards Association is internationally recognized as a certification for billions of products. When an LED fixture has the CSA mark on it, it means the product complies with a specific set of standards to ensure quality, sustainability and safety.

Do lights need to be CSA approved?

All electrical products sold in Canada are required to have one of ETL, cULus or CSA safety certification. In Canada, there are currently many LED Lighting products being sold (mostly online) that are not certified to minimum Canadian standards.

Do LED lights need FCC certification?

But for the bulbs mounted on the traditional light fixture, FCC certification is mandatory, no matter they are incandescent, halogen, CFL, or LED. LED light must be FCC listed if it is connected directly to line voltage.

Is standard for LED lights?

This standard covers LED modules that intentionally produce white light, based on inorganic LEDs. These performance requirements are additional to the safety requirements specified in IS 16103 (Part 1) : 2012 ‘LED modules for general lighting : Part 1 Safety requirements’.

Is UL listed Approved in Canada?

In 2013, UL was accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a nationally recognized Standards Development Organization (SDO) to develop National Standards of Canada (NSCs).

Are CE lights approved in Canada?

The CE marking does not constitute certification for use in Canada. It is self-declared by manufacturers, not verified by third-parties, and declares conformity to European directives which are different from Canadian requirements.

What is FCC in lighting?

The FCC document states that lighting products for, “general illumination, traffic signaling, roadway lighting, manufacturing processes, agriculture, etc.,” are classified as unintentional radiators and must meet limits specified in section 15.107 and section 15.109 of Part 15.

How do I stop LED lights from interfering with my TV?

A Ferrite core cord noise suppressor can also help. It filters out high-frequency noise or EM interference in the power cord or cable. Just place it around the cable, and small magnets in the suppressor remove the interference. Ferrite cores can be placed on multiple cables to reduce interference.

Are all LED bulbs self ballasted?

No LED bulbs require a ballast, although some are engineered to work with an existing ballast. You will find ballast-compatible or “plug-and-play” LEDs that are designed to replace linear fluorescents, compact fluorescents, or HIDs.

Why choose LED lights Canada?

Meet insurance & safety standards with Canadian certified LED products. LED Lights Canada is a Canadian-based provider of quality LED lighting products and services. Based out of Edmonton, Alberta, the company has supported contractor, residential and wholesale markets in Canada.

What are the safety standards for LED lights in Australia?

Australian Safety Standards An Australian adoption of LED-specific international standard IEC 62560 is currently being drafted. In the mean time, LED lighting products fall under the general safety standards for electrical equipment and luminaires.

Are We Ready for new lighting standards in Canada?

Following an announcement to increase performance standards for lighting in 2007, the Government consulted with Canadians and made a decision in 2011 to allow consumers and industry more time to prepare for new lighting standards.

What are the IEC standards for LED lighting?

The IEC have developed standards specific to LED lighting. IEC 62560 safety specifications detail mandatory markings, construction safeguards, minimum resistance to hazard sources and operation under fault conditions.