Bay Area Compliance Laboratories Corp. (BACL) was established in 1996 in Sunnyvale, California (Silicon Valley), a strategic hub to many large high-tech companies and the most advanced incubator center for start-up companies in the world.
As a testing, certification and regulatory management firm, BACL enjoys its reputation providing superior services in testing and product certification in the areas of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Product Safety, Radio communications, Telecommunications, and Energy Efficient Lighting Products. BACL's certification and testing extends to most international markets.
BACL's philosophy is to provide efficient and timely testing and certification services in accordance with the regulations and to the customer's requirements and satisfaction.
Our engineering team has in-depth experience with regulatory compliance testing and certification for both domestic and international agencies and standards. BACL continuously monitors regulations for revisions or forthcoming changes and forwards those latest regulatory developments to our customers.
Our professionally-trained sales, documentation and program management team responds to customers' needs promptly, provides detailed information and guides the customer throughout the entire process. Our company's vision and the dedication of our staff, result in continued facility improvements, enhanced testing capabilities and most importantly, satisfied customers! The BACL team and its facilities are ready to serve your regulatory or compliance testing and certificate needs.
BACL is a Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB) for the FCC to certify all categories of devices, including scopes A1, A2, A3, and A4 for unlicensed radio frequency devices and scopes B1, B2, B3, and B4 for licensed radio service equipment plus scope C1 for telephone terminal equipment. As an Industry Canada Foreign Certification Body (IC FCB), BACL can certify to all the RSS radio standards and BETS broadcasting technical standards.
BACL has been designated as an EU Conformity Assessment Body (CAB or Notified Body) with CAB number 1313 per the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between the EU and USA. As a CAB, BACL can review Technical Construction Files and issue Notified Body Statement of Opinions for products under the R&TTE and EMC Directives.
In addition, BACL is a Product Certification Body for all Radio-Communication Equipment for iDA (Singapore), MIC (Japan) and OFTA (Hong Kong).
BACL is also recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to certify products for the ENERGY STAR® program. It is an honor to partner with EPA to help bring our customers' energy efficient products and practices to the market which help home owners and businesses reduce energy costs thus protecting the environment.
International Testing and Approvals
One of our strengths is our ability to assist you in obtaining global markets approvals. Our seasoned relationships with local approval agencies enables us to handle in-country approvals in an efficient and cost-effective manner for countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and China (through our China offices). Our thorough knowledge of regulatory compliance along with our in-depth handling experience with International Testing & Approvals management ensures smooth and rapid deployment for your devices to the international markets.
Product Safety Testing