New Publication CIE 015:2018 – Colorimetry 4th Edition

This publication provides the recommendations of the CIE concerning colorimetry. Specifically, it includes the use of the standard colorimetric observers and standard illuminants, the reference standard for reflectance, the illuminating and viewing conditions, the calculation of tristimulus values, chromaticity coordinates, colour space coordinates and colour differences and various other colorimetric practices and formulae.

Details of GCC & other regional lighting policy developments – October 2018

REGIONAL LIGHTING POLICY DEVELOPMENTS   RESPONSIBLE REGULATORY AUTHORITY REGULATORY SCOPE ENTRY INTO FORCE DATE GCC GCC Standards Organisation GSO Low Voltage Technical Regulation 1 July 2016     General product safety requirements for electrical & electronic products. Not yet known       A draft “Regulation for hazardous materials” based on the EU directive is…

Launch of Saudi online conformity assessment system ‘SABER’ postponed

Recent press reports suggest that the launch of the Saudi online conformity assessment system ‘SABER’ has been postponed to January 2019. The SABER system was proposed earlier in the year by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) as a new online conformity assessment system for imported products. The system was established to facilitate the…