LabTest Certification Inc. is an accredited Certification Body (ISO 17065), Testing Laboratory (ISO 17025), Inspection Body (ISO 17020), and Notified Body accredited by national and international accreditation bodies (ILAC and IAF Signatory Members), such as Standards Council of Canada (SCC), International Accreditation Services (IAS), ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), and also recognized as an IECEx scheme member.

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Accreditation Body

Scope of Accreditation

Standards Council of Canada
Accredited to ISO 17065 as a Certification Body for:
  • Household Appliances
  • Lighting Products (Luminaires)
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Hazardous Location Equipment
  • IT Devices
  • Commercial Products
  • Cooking Appliances
  • Audio/Video Devices
  • Hydromassage Appliances
  • Fenestration

Standards Council of Canada

Accredited to ISO 17065 as a Certification Body for: Respiratory Protective Devices

Standards Council of Canada
Accredited to ISO 17020 for Special Inspections Model Code for Electrical Equipment. Special Inspections cannot apply to and exclude the following:

  • wire and cable products;
  • wiring devices;
  • equipment for use in hazardous locations;
  • components* that will require further evaluation as part of a complete assembly, such as switches, relays, and timers;
  • equipment connected to line voltage in excess of 46 kV;
  • man lifts, elevators, climb assists and similar systems (other than their associated control panels); and
  • any equipment that is not permitted to be field evaluated as directed by an AHJ (such as air cleaning equipment that intentionally produces ozone).

*Special inspections only applies to equipment that is capable of being connected to the supply in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I. 

International Accreditation Service (IAS)
Accredited to ISO 17025 as a Testing Laboratory for:

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing
  • Environmental Testing
  • Product Safety Testing for Electrical/Electronic Products
  • Product Safety Testing for Gas Appliances
  • Product Safety Testing for Plumbing Fixtures & Fittings
  • Marine/Recreational Craft Devices
  • Efficiency Performance Testing
  • Fire Rating Testing
  • Fenestration Testing
  • Sanitation Testing

ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
Accredited to ISO 17025 as a Testing Laboratory for Intentional/Unintentional Radiator (Electromagnetic Compatibility) for the following product categories:

  • Household Appliances
  • Lighting
  • Medical (Hospital devices, Home care, Dental, Hearing aids)
  • Laboratory (Test & Measurement equipment)
  • Wi-Fi Modules
  • Radio Modules
  • Marine equipment
  • Satellite/Navigational systems
  • IT/Audio Video

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Recognized as a Testing Laboratory for the following product categories:
Product Categories:

  • Household Appliances
  • Lighting
  • Medical (Hospital devices, Home care, Dental, Hearing aids)
  • Laboratory (Test & Measurement equipment)
  • Wi-Fi Modules
  • Radio Modules
  • Marine equipment
  • Satellite/Navigational systems
  • IT/Audio Video

Industry Canada (ISED)
Recognized as a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB # CA5970) for the following markets: USA, Europe (EMC, RED, and MED Directives), Australia/New Zealand, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Mexico.
Product categories:

  • Household Appliances
  • Lighting
  • Medical (Hospital devices, Home care, Dental, Hearing aids)
  • Laboratory (Test & Measurement equipment)
  • Wi-Fi Modules
  • Radio Modules
  • Marine equipment
  • Satellite/Navigational systems
  • IT/Audio Vide

Industry Canada (ISED)
Recognized as a Notified Body under the Radio Equipment Directive and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive (2014/53/EU).

IECEx System
  • DS 2015/001A: IECEx Assessment and Certification of Equipment assemblies
  • IEC 60079-0 Part 0: Equipment – General requirements
  • IEC 60079-1 Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures ‘d’
  • IEC 60079-2 Part 2: Equipment protection by pressurized enclosures ‘p’
  • IEC 60079-6 Part 6: Equipment protection by oil immersion ‘o’
  • IEC 60079-7 Part 7: Equipment protection by increased safety ‘e’
  • IEC 60079-11 Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety ‘i’
  • IEC 60079-13: Part 13: Equipment protection by pressurized room “p” and artificially ventilated room “v”
  • IEC 60079-15 Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection ‘n’
  • IEC 60079-18 Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation “m”
  • IEC 60079-25 Part 25: Intrinsically Safe Electrical Systems
  • IEC 60079-26 Part 26: Equipment with Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga
  • IEC 60079-28: Part 28: Protection of equipment and transmission systems using optical radiation
  • IEC/IEEE 60079-30-1: Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating – General and testing requirements
  • IEC 60079-31 Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure “t”
  • IEC 60079-33: Part 33: Equipment protection by special protection ‘s’
  • ISO 80079-36: Part 36: Non-electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres – Basic method and requirements
  • ISO 80079-37: Part 37: Non-electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres – Non electrical type of protection constructional safety “c”, control of ignition source “b”, liquid immersion “k”
  • IEC/TS 60079-46: Edition 1 Explosive atmospheres – Part 46: Equipment assemblies
Controlled Goods Program
LabTest is registered under the Controlled Goods Program to examine, possess or transfer controlled goods in Canada.
Registration No. CG19075
Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC) LabTest is approved to provide test results in accordance with the SRCC Testing Program Approval Policy (TPA)

Global Solar Certification Network (GSCN)
LabTest has been recognized by the Global Solar Certification Network (GSCN) and is part of a global network of certification bodies, inspectors, testing laboratories and solar thermal industry representatives for approvals of Solar products.

International Marine Certification Institute (IMCI)
Recognized Testing Facility for Testing for Recreational Craft Directive: ISO Standard(s):
  • 8846, 8847, 8848, 8849, 9097, 10133, 10239, 10240, 10592, 11105, 11192, 12216, 13297, 13929, 14895, 15083, 29775
U.S. Coast Guard
LabTest has been recognized by the United States Coast Guard as an independent laboratory for testing electrical equipment for hazardous locations to the following standards:
  • IEC60079-0
  • IEC60079-1
  • IEC60079-2
  • IEC60079-6
  • IEC60079-7
  • IEC60079-11
  • IEC60079-15
  • IEC60079-18
  • IEC60079-25
  • IEC60099-26
  • IEC60079-31
State of Washington
LabTest has been Recognized by the State of Washington for:
  • Product Certification/Listing
  • Field Labeling
Clark County – Nevada
LabTest has been approved by the Clark County Building Department to perform the review, testing, and listing of fireplaces and gas features.
City of Los Angeles
Approved for listing of mechanical products to meet the referenced standards found in the City of Los Angeles Mechanical Code, 2017 Edition.
  • CSA Z21.10.1
  • CSA Z21.10.3
  • CSA Z21.13
  • CSA Z21.1b
  • CSA Z21.50
  • CSA Z21.58
  • CSA Z21.8
  • CSA Z21.86
  • CSA Z21.88
  • CSA Z83.11b
  • UL 197
  • UL 296
  • UL 795
  • UL 1995
Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA)
LabTest has been recognized by RVIA to verify that the required equipment & material are identified as being listed by a listing agency that is recognized by RVIA
  • NFPA 1192
  • ANSI LV
  • National Electrical Code
Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA)
LabTest has been recognized by ACMA, the Australian Regulatory Authority, under the APEC TEL MRA (CAB Identifier: CA5970) for:
  • AS/NZS 61000.6.3
  • AS/NZS 61000.6.4
  • AS 62040.2
  • AS/NZS 4268
  • AS/NZS 4251.1 (Standard Expired May 31, 2009)
  • AS/NZS 4251.2 (Standard Expired May 31, 2009)
  • AS/NZS CISPR 11
  • AS/NZS CISPR 14.1
  • AS/NZS CISPR 15
  • AS/NZS CISPR 22
  • AS/NZS 4778
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
LabTest has been recognized by BSMI of Chinese Taipei to perform product testing under Phase I of the APEC TEL MRA for:
  • CNS 13438
  • CNS 13439
  • CNS 13803
  • CNS 13783-11
Korea
LabTest has been recognized by Korea to perform product testing under the terms of Phase I of the APEC TEL MRA (CAB Identifier: CA5970) for:
  • KN 61000-4-6
  • KN-22
  • KN-60
  • KN-61-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4
  • RRA Notice 2008-3
Instituto Federal De Telecomunicaciones (IFT)
LabTest has been recognized as the first Conformity Assessment Body in North America for EMC testing for Mexico, under the Canada-Mexico MRA (CAB Identifier: CA5970):
  • NOM-084-SCT1-2002
  • NOM-088/1-SCT1-2002
  • NOM-088/2-SCT1-2002
  • NOM-208-SCFI-2016
State of North Carolina
LabTest has been recognized by the state of North Carolina for Testing and Certification for gas products as a third party laboratory.
Alberta Government
LabTest is recognized as a Certification and Inspection body by the Alberta Government for gas – fired appliances and equipment.
Vietnam
LabTest has been recognized by the Ministry of Information Communications (MIC) in Vietnam to perform, under phase 1 of the APEC TEL Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA), equipment testing for:
  • QCVN 18:2014/BTTTT
  • QCVN 44:2011/BTTTT
  • QCVN 54:2011/BTTTT
  • QCVN 56:2011/BTTTT
  • QCVN 65:2013/BTTTT
  • QCVN 73:2013/BTTTT
  • QCVN 74:2013/BTTTT
  • QCVN 96:2015/BTTTT
  • TCVN 7189:2009
  • TCVN 7600:2010
  • TCVN 7317:2003
Ohio
LabTest has been recognized by the Ohio Board of Building Standards for the following conformity assessment services:
  • Testing Laboratory
  • Listing Agency-Product Certification Body
  • Inspection Body
  • Field Evaluation Body
  • Special Inspection Agency
RCMP
LabTest Certification Inc. is a recognized Testing Laboratory for Inspection, Testing, and Transportation of Prohibited Firearms, under the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program (Licence No. 13413891.0001).