TÜV Rheinland


Spectrum Laboratories Ltd, an International Accreditation New Zealand ISO 17025 approved laboratory is the only Electrical Safety Testing Laboratory in New Zealand to test for the TÜV Rheinland certification body.


Our partnership with TÜV Rheinland will strengthen our worldwide presence and broaden our global network. Spectrum Laboratory customers can also obtain key international certification marks for their products such as the TÜV Rheinland GS Mark, which is the most widely recognized certification mark in Europe. In the past decade, members of the European Union have become accustomed to seeing the TÜV Rheinland GS Mark on consumer products, which is a well-respected indicator of compliance with European norms and nation requirements for Germany. The TÜV Rheinland GS Mark also demonstrates Notified Body approval for CE Marking.


In the U.S., a mark from a nationally recognized testing laboratory accredited by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) such as TÜV Rheinland is mandatory for most electrical installations.

The cTÜVus mark is issued by TÜV Rheinland of North America under this accreditation and accepted by authorities and merchants throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The cTÜVus mark is issued by the TÜV Rheinland Group and is accepted by authorities and merchants through out the U.S. and Canada.


TÜV Rheinland also offers a large number of value added services, such as the TUVdotCOM service which provides access to all certified products on the internet. Each product group is allocated a unique product ID code that allows direct access to the product certification details on-line.

For an overview of further services please visit www.tuv.com

TÜV Rheinland is a leading group for the provision of technical services worldwide. It has over 490 locations in 61 countries on all five continents. With a workforce of 13,850, it achieves a turnover of approx. € 1,2 billion a year. The guiding principle in the Group is sustainable development of safety and quality standards. The motivating factor for TÜV Rheinland employees is the conviction that without technical progress, society and industry cannot grow. For this very reason, using technical innovations, products and equipment in a safe, responsible manner is of decisive importance. TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the Global Compact of the UN since 2006. TÜV Rheinland is 140 years old and its headquarters are in Cologne.