SGS The California Energy Commission (CEC) - Battery Charger System (BCS)
BACKGROUND OF THE BCS REGULATIONS
On January 12, 2012, the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted regulations for battery charger system (BCS) and provided minimum energy efficiency requirements for the battery charger systems. The BCS defined by CEC covers all products incorporating a rechargeable battery and chargers used with them.
WHAT KINDS OF PRODUCTS UNDER THIS REGULATION?
The Regulation covers a very wide range of products, such as notebook, cell phone, DECT phone, MP3/MP4, portable DVD, AA/AAA battery charger, wireless headphone, power tools and many household appliances used with rechargeable batteries etc…