Thai Industrial Standards Product Certification  (TIS mark)

TISI is Thailand national standard organization, established under Thailand Ministry of  Industry. TIS mark is marking for product certified.

            The Thai Industrial Standards Institute develops standard and aim to promote, support and develop quality of products. There are two product certification schemes. (voluntary certification and the mandatory certification )

Mandatory Mark

              Product falls into mandatory program requires applying TISI approval. Neglecting in applying certification will result to penalty.

              There are two mains step for TISI approval;

  •    Factory inspection: 

             A factory inspection is a program aimed at assessing a facility’s quality systems which should meet with TISI’s requirement. Five mains requirements for manufacturer’s quality system are

             – Purchasing and control of raw materials

             – Process control

             –  Control of finished products

              – Non-conforming products control

              – Control of inspection, measuring and test equipment

  • Product testing :Test product against applicable Thai Industrial Standard (TIS) and the relevant particular requirements.

               – Sample testing by authorized laboratory

     OR

               – Testing sample at the factory by the factory’s staff under supervision of the competent officials.(need additional permission)

               TISI will grant TIS certificate if both results are passed.

Voluntary Mark

Product falls into voluntary program is voluntary in applying certification. Only local manufacturer is allowed to apply TISI certificate.

Two main steps for certification are exactly same with Mandatory certification process.

  • Factory inspection:Assessment of the quality control system of the manufacturers

  • Product testing :Testing product against applicable Thai Industrial Standard (TIS) and the relevant particular requirements.

Top five products require TISI approval.

 

TIS685-2540: Toys

Approval is based on product functions, age of user,materials and etc.

Required test sample is 3 units.

TIS 1955-2551: Lighting and similar equipment : radio disturbance limits 

Approval is based on type of light, rating voltage and wattage.

Required test sample is 1 unit.

TIS 1463-2556 :  Clothes washing machines for household use : safety requirements

Approval is based on voltage and wattage /current. Family approval is allowed.

Required test sample sample: 2 units

TIS 1985-2549 (2006) Appliances for skin or hair care : safety requirement

Approval is based on type , IP , wattage /current. Family approval is allowed.

Required test sample sample: 2 units

Note: if product is handheld type, need one additional unit of sample.