IC is the abbreviation of Industry Canada. As a government agency, IC is responsible for the certification of electronic and electrical products entering the Canadian market. Its responsible products are roughly divided into: radio and television equipment, information technology equipment, radio equipment, telecommunications equipment, engineering and medical equipment, etc. Similar to the FCC in the United States, IC currently only limits electromagnetic interference.
Two methods can be used: self-verification and certification.
IC ID: CN (Company Number, up to 6 digits) + UPN (Unique Product Number, up to 8 digits).
Instructions for IC ID application:
1. Must have Canadian representative address information.
2. The label must contain the following information (manufacturer's name or trademark, model name, IC ID number).
1. The manufacturer or agent submits an oral or written preliminary application to the certification company.
2. The applicant fills in the application form, and sends the application form, product manual and technical documents to the certification company, and if necessary, a prototype is also provided.
3. The certification company draws up a plan and quotes it.
4. The applicant confirms the quotation, signs back the quotation, and sends the samples and related technical documents to the certification company.
5. The applicant provides technical documents.
6. The certification company issues a fee notice to the applicant, and the applicant prepays the certification fee according to the fee notice.
7. The certification company reviews the technical documents and organizes related certification activities.
8. If the technical documents are incomplete or the specified language is not used, the certification company will notify the applicant to improve.
9. If the test fails, the certification company will promptly notify the applicant and allow the applicant to improve the product according to the decision whether to suspend the project. The applicant should make changes to the technical data in the original application to reflect the actual situation after the change.
10. For the rectification costs involved in Articles 9 and 10 on this page, the certification company will issue a supplementary fee notice to the applicant.
11. The applicant shall pay the rectification fee according to the supplementary fee notice.
12. The certification company provides test reports or technical documents and certificates to the applicant.
IC ID certification
Steps 1 to 2 are equivalent to IC certification
13. The test report and data shall be submitted to FCB/TCB for review and certification.