The GS mark provides you market access to Europe`s biggest market
Use the GS mark to secure a trusted and efficient market access to Germany, the biggest market in Europe.
The GS mark (GS= Geprüfte Sicherheit/Approved Safety) is applicable for a wide range of products, including electrical equipment.
The GS mark is voluntary, but widely recognized as a safety mark within Germany and in German speaking countries. A GS certification involves a third party to verify compliance with safety requirements in Europe.
We are a recognized GS testing lab (by ZLS), and provide very professional GS certification service.
What is GS?
Confirmation that a product is safe
Includes electrical Safety as well as ergonomics
Compliance with requirements for toxic substances
Including Factory surveillance
Confirm compliance with ProdSG
Certification may be issued up to 5 years
GS is not equal to CE
The GS mark
is a safety mark based on German safety standards.
Although EU directives are transposed into German law,
GS mark and CE mark are not equal.
The GS mark is a test mark proving the compliance of a product with German safety standards. It is granted by an independent, accredited testing body. A GS mark always entails a surveillance of the production.
The CE mark, on the other hand, is a declaration by the manufacturer. The manufacturer thus proves that his product complies with all relevant European directives. All products to be launched on the European market must be labelled with the CE mark. Production surveillance and testing by a notified test lab is only mandatory in exceptional cases for devices and machinery with a high risk potential.
However, conformity testing by an independent test laboratory gives you the certainty that all requirements are met. We perform the relevant tests and issue CE certificates of conformity. Furthermore, we support you in drawing up the EC Declaration of Conformity.