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Japan PSE Certification

Japanese PSE certification mainly aims at products and certification methods:

1. Scope of certification for category A PSE specific electrical appliances (116 items)

Wires and cables, fuses, wiring appliances (electrical accessories, lighting appliances, etc.), current limiters, transformers, ballasts

Electric heating appliances, electric power application mechanical appliances (household appliances), electronic application mechanical appliances (high frequency epilator)

Other AC electrical machinery appliances (electrical insecticides, DC power supply devices), portable engines

2. Category B Japanese non-specific electrical PSE certification scope (340 items)
Such as electric irons, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, microwave ovens, TV receivers, etc.
Japan’s circular PSE mark certified products, any products that are included in the “non-specific electrical appliances” catalogue entering the Japanese market must be tested by a laboratory accredited by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan to confirm that they meet the Japanese electrical appliances technical standards and obtain a qualified test report PSE certificate, the PSE circular logo can be affixed to the product, and the product can be sold in the Japanese market.

1. What is pse certification?

PSE certification is a Japanese product safety mark. Japan’s DENTORL Law (Electrical Device and Material Control Law) stipulates that 498 products must pass safety certification to enter the Japanese market.

What are the Japanese PSE certification test items?
(Take the battery as an example) capacity test, vibration test, cycle life, drop test, overcharge and overdischarge, voltage, short circuit test, etc.

1. PSE certification application process:

How does the Japanese PSE do it in China? 

1. PSE certification application

2. Factory inspection questionnaire (when applying for specific electrical appliances)

3. A copy of the business license of the applicant, manufacturer, and production plant

4. Product manual

5. Explanation of the differences between products of various models in the same application unit

6. List of key components or main raw materials

7. Product size drawing, assembly drawing and size drawing of each part

8. Authorization certificate issued by the manufacturer (when applicable)

9. Other required documents

2. How much is the PSE certification fee?

1. PSE circular domestic third-party laboratories can test and issue certificates, and the cost is 3,000 yuan or so;

2. After the PSE diamond is tested by a third-party laboratory, it will be reviewed and issued by a Japanese institution. The cost is more than 10,000 to 40,000. The exact price should be confirmed according to the product. The prismatic shape requires factory inspection, and the round shape does not need to be consulted!

3. Other matters needing attention in PSE certification

When exporting electronic equipment to Japan, a local importer or "notified supplier" is required.

Notifying the supplier shall be responsible for:

Submit the opening report.

Confirm that the product complies with DENAN or IEC standards.

Affix the PSE logo (if applicable).

Submit product inspection records to METI as required.

The manufacturer shall be responsible for:

Implement product inspections.

Maintain testing equipment.

Keep product inspection records for a period of 3 years, etc.

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Which products need PSE certification

How long is the validity period of the Japanese PSE certificate?

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1.20 Years Of Experience

HTW has extensive experience in all types of devices and regulatory requirements across markets. 

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    Controlled Goods


    “Electrical Appliances and Materials” are defined in the Act as follows;

    1. Parts ofelectrical facilities for general use or machines, appliances, ormaterials used in connection thereto

    2. Portable powergenerators

    3. Secondarybatteries

    Electrical Appliances and Materials subject to the Act refer to 457 items designated in the Cabinet Order, including 116 Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials as especially liable to cause hazards and disturbances.


    Safety Mark




    Specific example of handling of the labeling on Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials and Non-Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials are shown below.


    Simplified labeling of PSE Mark:  On electric wires, fuses, wiring devices, and other parts or materials that do not have enough space for affixing the required PSE mark, the simplified mark <PS>E for the Diamond PSE mark or (PS)E for Round PSE mark can be affixed as substitution of the original symbol.


    Excellent Services from HTW

    HTW is CBTL who can issue CB report and get CB cert and can be accepted by diamond PSE for safety part and can issue report and VOC for circle PSE.

    HTW is subordinate to CCIC who can conduct the diamond PSE factory inspection.

    Flexible channels for PSE in order to satisfy various client’s requirements

    Service Procedure

    1. Provide us with product pictures, product brochures/manuals

    2. Determine your needs(test report purpose/ test itmes/ standards)

    3. Receive the testing/compliance service proposal and quotation 

    4. Sign contract and make payment

    5.Send samples (please contact us for address info.)

    6.Informed project opening and test TAT(turn around time) via email


    8.Draft report for your confirmation

    9. Formal reports endorsed by ILAC - CNAS (electronic version) 

    10.Sample Discard or Return

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