Industry Canada Releases 2 New Online Forms To Provide Efficient Information Exchange


I.C. would like to encourage the use of these web forms to not only facilitate organization but to help Industry Canada prioritize industry updates to standards and procedures, and inventory industry concerns.

Industry Canada releases two new web forms for Test Labs / Certification Bodies, Representatives, Manufacturers, users & others to seek changes to regulatory standards and submit general inquiries.

Information collected on the two forms, General Inquiries and Standard Change Request, are both covered by the Privacy Act. The IC Privacy Notice states, “All personal information created, held or collected by this department is protected under the Privacy Act. This means that you will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information. You will be asked for your consent where appropriate.”

Selecting the Identification of Standard is requested on each form:
• (RSS) Radio Standards Specification (e.g. RSS-210)
• (ICES) Interference Causing Equipment Standard (e.g. ICES-003)
• (RSP) Radio Standards Procedure (e.g. RSP-100)
• (GL) Guidelines (e.g. GL-01)
• (TN) Technical Note (e.g. TN-261)
• (CS) Compliance Specifications (e.g. CS-03)
• (CB) Requirements for Certification Bodies (e.g. CB-01)
• (DC) Procedure for Declaration of Conformity & Registration of Terminal Equipment (e.g. DC-01)
• (DES-CB) Procedure for Designation of Canadian Certification Bodies by Industry Canada
• (DES-LAB) Procedure for Designation & Recognition of Canadian Testing Labaratories by IC
• (REC-LAB) Procedure for Recognition of Designated Foreign Testing Laboratories by IC

CB Notice 2015-09
To: Conformity Assessment Bodies and Suppliers of Terminal and Radio Equipment.
Re: Industry Canada Release Two (2) new web forms for regulatory inquiries.

The purpose of this notice is to advise that Industry Canada (IC) has released two (2) new web forms, to allow interested parties (i.e. Manufacturers, Test Labs / Certification Bodies, Representatives, users, etc)  to submit general inquiries or seek changes to regulatory standards.

General inquiries may include requests for technical clarifications or applicability of a standard.

Standard Change Requests can be used to suggest changes to regulatory standards which may include technical, editorial or other types of changes.

IC encourages all interested parties to use these web forms as these will be used to inventory industry concerns and prioritize updates to our standards and procedures.

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