Electronic and electrical products are sold to the United States, and you need to apply for FCC certification, and mark the FCC. FCC is the abbreviation of FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION. It is a test certification for electromagnetic compatibility. The US FCC has control over electromagnetic interference generated by electronic products with a working frequency above 9KHZ.
There are three main ways of FCC certification:
1. FCC VERIFICATION self-certification
Mainly for products including: AV products, corded phones, ordinary household appliances, etc., and for digital devices other than PC and PC peripherals.
Certification method: The product can complete a self-confirmed report in an FCC-accredited laboratory.
2. FCC DOC self-declaration
Mainly for products including: IT products, especially for PC and PC peripherals.
Certification method: For products within the above range, the manufacturer must be registered with the FCC and obtain A2LA (American Laboratory Accreditation Association) or NVLAP (National Laboratory Accreditation)
Certificate System) Authorized laboratory test. After the product has passed the test, the DOC and test report are obtained, and the manufacturer can
The product is marked with the FCC logo and sold to the US market.
3. FCC CERTIFICATION certificate
Mainly for products including: R&TTE products, PC and PC peripherals.
Certification method: The product needs to be tested by the FCC-approved test room. After obtaining the test report, the technical information of the product is compiled, including: product details photo, block diagram, user manual
Etc., sent to the FCC TCB test room along with the test report. The FCC TCB Test Room confirms that all information is correct and issues a certificate.
For customers who apply for FCC CERTIFICATION for the first time, they must first apply to the FCC for a number - GRANTEE CODE. After the product has passed the test and certification, the FCC ID number is marked on the product and can be sold to the US market. FCC ID application process:
To apply for an ID, first apply for an FRN to fill in other forms. If the applicant is applying for the FCC ID for the first time, they will need to apply for a permanent Grantee Code. While waiting for the FCC to approve the distribution to the applicant Grantee Code, the applicant should take the time to test the equipment. The FCC should have approved the Grantee Code when all FCC required materials have been prepared and the test report has been completed. The applicant completed the FCC Form 731 and Form 159 online using this Code, test report and required materials. After receiving the Form 159 and the remittance, the FCC will begin accepting applications for certification. At the end of the call, the FCC will send the original Grant of the FCC ID to the applicant. Once the applicant has obtained the certificate, the product can be sold or exported.
Information to be provided by the FCC:
1. FRN (FCC Registration Number)
The company registration code, when applying for FCC certification registration, a 10-digit numerical reference code issued by FCC CORES. For customers who apply for FCC ID for the first time, they can apply for free on the FCC website.
2. Grantee Code
The authorization code, for customers who apply for the FCC ID for the first time, can apply for the Grantee Code after applying for the FRN number. Just apply once.
3. FCC ID number
Product ID number, the first three are Grantee Code, followed by the applicant's own (up to 14), usually self-encoded with the product model.
4. FCC label
Indicate the size and size, as well as the location on the product. The FCC label must contain the FCC ID number and the FCC warning. If the label size is small, only the FCC ID number can be indicated, but the FCC warning must be written in the instruction manual. Other information such as the manufacturer, product name and model can be determined by the label or not.
5. product description
Please give a short description of the function, use, and signal flow of the product.
6. Circuit principle block diagram
Please indicate the crystal frequency in the circuit
7. Circuit diagram
Please make sure
8. Product manual or manual
9. Company blank letter paper
10. Authorization Letter
11. Confidential letter (if confidentiality is required)
12. Applicant's email address