Disclaimer: This document serves informational purposes only, does not constitute legal advice, and is no substitute for advice from legal counsel. It remains your sole responsibility to comply with the Lighting Regulation and other contractual obligations towards Amazon. Any mention of Lighting Regulation provisions in this document is for ease of reference only. Amazon does not provide any warranties about the completeness and correctness of these provisions or any other information in this document, and assumes no responsibility for any use of or reliance on this document.
The Emirates Standardization and Metrology Authority (ESMA) Technical Lighting regulation No.34 sets out requirements related to lighting products to provide for high level of safety of persons, implement energy efficiency measures, and protect the environment. The regulation ensures that lighting products are registered and monitored for their continuous compliance with specifications covering electrical safety, energy efficiency, functionality, hazardous chemicals, and safe disposal of lighting products.
The Lighting Regulation also directs regulations to suppliers (the manufacturer, importer, storage operator -wholesale and retail, other processes or professionals in the supply chain that may impact the product, or any other representative). If you supply lighting products, you must comply with the requirements of the Lighting Regulation.
The Lighting Regulation covers all non-directional lamps, luminaires, and control gear traded and used in UAE that include the following:
General exemptions for lamps, luminaires, and control gear are detailed in Annex I of the ESMA Technical Lighting Regulation No.34. Examples of exempted products are traffic signal lamps, oven lamps, infrared heat lamps – comfort heating (outdoor and indoor), and luminaires used as part of a toy.
The Lighting Regulation sets out obligations for suppliers (the manufacturer, importer, including storage operator -wholesale and retail, and other processes or professionals in the supply chain that may impact the product, or any other representative) of lighting products.
The manufacturer must ensure that the product type manufactured and placed on the market meets Low Voltage Regulation requirements.
The Manufacturer/Importer shall:
Once all these requirements have been satisfied and the product is registered in the electronic registration system, the manufacturer can affix the right ECAS/Emirates marking and registration number to the product, and draw up a written Declaration of Conformity.
We encourage you to visit the following sites for more information on electronic and electrical products safety and compliance: