Professional Kitchen Appliances

Professional users of kitchen appliances are demanding increasing evidence of the quality, safety, healthiness and durability of the products they buy. With profitability, time-to-market and flexible sourcing also being more important than ever, products, for the professional market that are having a gas connection need to be tested by an independent test house (based on EN 17025), certified by a Notified Body and an agreement for product surveillance with a Notified Body. 

Technical, constructional and documentation evaluation of your consumer products is necessary to assure safe operation of the appliance. Kiwa can among others provide services to support your Declarations of Conformity, assure a steady production quality and certify your products to the (IECEE) CB scheme so you can export to many countries in the world and make sure your gas appliances are tested and certified. 

Kiwa provides a wide range of services related to: 

  • Stoves, Ovens, Ranges, Hob’s 
  • Refrigerators & Freezers 
  • Extracts 
  • Dishwashers 
  • Coffee machines and roasters 
  • Fryers 
  • Air fryers 
  • Other 

How can Kiwa help? 

Kiwa is accredited and equipped to support manufacturers and importers of electrical appliances to test the safety and functionality of their products and to certify them. Additionally, we can provide a Kiwa quality label that assures customers constant quality and safety of the product you manufacture or sell. 

Besides supporting you complying with regulations, we can assist with various other services such as EMC and ‘radio’ related safety (IoT), Gas safety, Hygiene and Water safety etc. for Europa and many other countries in the world. 

Kiwa aims for co-operative partnerships, where we engage certification challenges together. We provide our customers a clear point of contact and regular project updates, so you can keep trace of projects and meet market introduction goals easier. 

Our services in the field of professional kitchen appliances

  • Kiwa has been - amongst others - a Notified Body for the Low Voltage Directive and E.M.C. Directive for many years. Curently Kiwa is also a NCB, with several CBTL’s.
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  • Kiwa is a Notified Body for the LVD and EMC directive. Kiwa is also a partner of VDE institute and offers the following services for electrical products: CE testing, Kiwa certification, IECEE CB certification scheme, VDE certification, GS certification, Certification for North America and Canada, CSS.
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  • Kiwa’s testing laboratories can provide UKCA mark guidance on gas, solid fuel, electrical and electronic appliances.
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  • It is important to calibrate and monitor your measurement devices on a regular basis. Kiwa Inspecta has the knowhow and the equipment for measuring and calibrating mass, volume, length, electricity, flow, pressure, heat and thermal energy.
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  • Kiwa UK | MCS certification for products
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  • For many years Kiwa has been a Notified Body for the now Gas Appliance Regulation (GAR 2016/426/EU) (formerly Gas Appliances Directive (GAD), Low Voltage Directive (2014/35/EU), EMC Directive (2014/30/EU), Radio Equipment Directive (2014/53/EU) and Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC).
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  • Kiwa Electrical Compliance | LVD Electrical Product Safety Testing
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  • The Low Voltage Directive 2014/34 / EU  is related to the safety of electrical equipment. It has been published in the Official Gazette and entered into force on 11 in January 2003 in Turkey. The Low Voltage Directive applies to equipment tha...
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  • Kiwa UK | Expert testing of commercial catering appliances
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  • Kiwa Gastec | Complying with Regulations for Energy Related Products (ErP)
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  • Kiwa Watertec | WRAS - Water Regulations Advisory Scheme Testing
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  • Ingress protection (IP) testing
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  • We test product safety in accordance with national and international standards, guidelines and regulations.
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  • Different product characteristics like functionality or lifetime are strongly depending on the environment. This does not only include the environmental conditions at the operation site but also the specific climatic conditions during shipping and storage.
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  • EMC compliance and pre-compliance testing for a wide range of products from domestic appliances and video conference systems to gaming machines and medical appliances.
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  • Regulatory intelligence for global market access
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  • Radio (RF), Telecom, ITE Type Approval services, Regulatory Consulting and Research
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  • Kiwa Watertec | Sanitary and Plumbing Regulation 4 Testing and Certification (KUKreg4)
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  • Kiwa can test according to the TA Standard for safety flat-plate photovoltaic modules and panels (Solar). Testing and certification according to the UL1703 allows launching your products on the North American market. These requirements cover flat-...
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  • Most energy using products have to comply with European regulations and directives like Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC-D), Machinery Directive, GAS Appliance Regulation (GAR), Construction Products Regulation (CPR), Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) and ATEX.
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