The Green Electronics Council is launching Verification Round PC-2016-03 on Aug. 22. In this Verification Round, there will be Level 1 investigations and Level 2/3 investigations for a total of 23 investigations. The Verification Plan for PC-2016-03 can be found here.
Nine Level 1 investigations will be performed to verify criterion 188.8.131.52 on tablets/slates only. In Level 1 investigations, an Auditor assesses Conformance to a criterion by examining information submitted by a Manufacturer. The Manufacturer is required to provide detailed and accurate information in a 60-day period.
There will also be 14 Level 2/3 investigations for PC and Display products where the manufacturer has never undergone Level 2 / 3 lab testing. In Level 2 investigations, the Conformity Assurance Body (CAB) obtains a product and has the product disassembled and inspected to assess conformance with one or more criteria. In Level 3 investigations, the CAB obtains a product, and has the product analytically tested to assess conformance with one or more criteria.