Approved Certification Marks For Electrical Products

29 February 2016

Reference #:  B-E3 071019 3 Revision 6

This information bulletin supersedes Directive D-E3 060414 1 issued April 14, 2006.

Under section 21(1) of the Electrical Safety Regulation, electrical equipment must bear evidence of either a mark or a label of a certification agency accredited by the Standards Council of Canada or an approval label issued by British Columbia Safety Authority under section 10 of the Safety Standards Act. Changes to accreditation of certification bodies, or their markings may occur without notice. Visit the Standards Council of Canada website for a complete listing of accredited certification bodies ( This Bulletin provides examples of certification and approval marks and labels that are acceptable in British Columbia, and may not include all accepted marks.