Global Market Access: Thailand

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
​Voltage220V (Single Phase); 380V (Three Phase)
​Frequency50Hz
​Manual LanguageThai/English
​Plug TypeA/B/C/F

Thailand Conformity Requirements

CATEGORIES

Electrical Safety

REGULATORY AGENCY

Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI), Ministry of Industry

GUIDELINES

  • Products must comply with TIS standards.
  • The Industrial Product Standards Act requires regulated products to be affixed with the TISI mark.
  • Products under the mandatory list need to comply with product safety standards and factory quality control system requirements (typically involving a factory inspection) before affixing the mandatory mark.
  • Local Representative required.
  • Test reports must be from accredited or approved test labs.
  • Manufacturers may obtain the voluntary TISI mark for products that don’t fall into the above categories.

For applicable product categories or details on any of the above, contact Testing Partners.

Telecom & Wireless

REGULATORY AGENCY

National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)
Guidelines:

GUIDELINES

NBTC approval is required for equipment that falls under the mandatory scope. EMC compliance is required for certain products.

There are three types of equipment classification with different types of compliance procedures:

  • Class A equipment requires testing and certification by the office of NBTC, and labeling with the NBTC mark.
  • Class B equipment follows the same procedure as Class A, but NBTC accepts test reports based on international test standards by an accredited test lab. Must have NBTC mark.
  • SDoC equipment requires an issuance of a DoC to NBTC. Labeling is not required.

For applicable product categories, contact Testing Partners.

Environmental: Energy Efficiency

REGULATORY AGENCY

Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI), Ministry of Industry (MEPS);

Thailand Environment Institute (Green Label); Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
(Electricity Saving Label Project No. 5)

GUIDELINES

  • Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) are required for certain products. There are mandatory and voluntary certification options based on product classes.
  • Products must be tested before labeling.
  • The Electricity Saving Label Project No. 5 program is recognized on various products as a designation of energy efficiency. EGAT is responsible for labeling of typical household appliances.
  • The Green Label is a voluntary environmental certification awarded to specific products that are shown to have minimum detrimental impact on the environment, in comparison with other products serving the same function.

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