Adding value to your quality with accreditation.
The accreditation of Kiwa Creiven's expertise gives the certificates and test reports issued a high degree of reliability in terms of the quality and safety of the products tested and guarantees their recognition on international markets.
The laboratories for electromagnetic compatibility, electrical safety and testing of generators (especially those powered by renewable energy sources) are accredited by ACCREDIA (LAB n.0259) to perform more than 200 types of tests. The accreditation status of the tests performed by the laboratory is on the Accredia website.
Accredia is not responsible for test results or product certification evaluations.
Mutual Recognition Agreements
Accredia is a member of the international networks of accreditation bodies and a signatory to the relevant international Mutual Recognition Agreements. Mutual Recognition Agreements ensure the equivalence on the market of certifications, inspections, verifications, tests and calibrations performed by accredited bodies and laboratories. For further information visit accredia.it
International Networks of Accreditation Bodies
EA - European co-operation for Accreditation is the European association of accreditation bodies for certification, inspection and verification bodies and testing and calibration laboratories. The acronym for Mutual Recognition Agreements is MLA. Learn more at european-accreditation.org
IAF - International Accreditation Forum is the global association of accreditation bodies for certification bodies. The acronym for Mutual Recognition Arrangements is MLA. For more information visit iaf.org.
ILAC - International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation is the worldwide association of accreditation bodies for inspection bodies and testing and calibration laboratories. The acronym for Mutual Recognition Arrangements is MRA. Find out more at ilac.org
Kiwa Creiven offers product certification services based on more than 20 years of expertise and experience:
Directive 2014/30 EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility
Directive 2014/53 RED Radio Equipment
Voluntary certification of generators in accordance with international grid codes (especially renewable energy driven)
FCC - Identification number IT0014, Part15, Subpart B: Unintentional Radiators
Kiwa Creiven also acts as an IECEE CB Testing Laboratory (CBTL) for IEC conformity of the following product categories
EMC - Electromagnetic Compatibility
HOUS -Household and similar equipment
MED -Electromedical equipment
OFF -Information technology equipment
PV -Photovoltaic technology
Indipencence, Impartiality and Transparency
To act as an EU Notified Body for certification according to the directives, Kiwa Creiven is accredited by Accredia according to UNI EN ISO/IEC 17065:2012 and therefore recognised and notified to the European Commission by the Ministry of Economic Development:
-European Notified Body (N.B. 2859)
-To act as a voluntary certification body for generators, Kiwa Creiven is accredited by Accredia according to UNI EN ISO/IEC 17065:2012.
-To operate as an FCC certification body, Kiwa Creiven is inspected by Accredia and notified to the FCC by the Ministry of Economic Development.
-To operate as a CBTL (in cooperation with NCB Kiwa Nederland B.V.), Kiwa Creiven is subject to CB accreditation.
Kiwa Creiven is a company that is financially supported by the proceeds of testing and certification activities; the fees charged depend on the amount of resources required for these activities.
On request, Kiwa Creiven will send you the EC Certification Agreement and the Voluntary Certification Agreement, which describe:
-The rights and obligations of the manufacturer;
-The procedure for obtaining, extending, suspending or withdrawing product certification;
-The conditions leading to a refusal to proceed with certification;
-How complaints and appeals are handled and resolved.
A complaint or appeal (the latter against a certification decision) can be made by writing to email@example.com, clearly indicating the sender and the subject.