GS Mark

The “Tested safety” label is an internationally recognized quality seal. It is only awarded to products which comply with requirements that go beyond the scope of legal regulations. Hermes Hansecontrol is accredited for awarding the GS mark.

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Hermes Hansecontrol-Cert is accredited to award the GS mark for the following product groups:

  • Household electrical appliances
  • Entertainment electronics and IT products
  • Bicycles and pedelecs
  • Toys
  • Garden furniture
  • Lights

Product Requirements

  • Safety under application of European directives and standards (CE conformity)
  • Fulfillment of the specifications laid down by the consumer product safety committee for the recognition of the GS mark (e.g. PAH, DMFu)

Parts of GS Testing

  • Testing of the product prototype
  • Testing the product for the fulfillment of legal requirements
  • Regular product monitoring and inspection of production sites
  • Production inspection from the series production sample up to the prototype
  • Award of GS mark for 5 years

Our GS Mark

Our GS mark is available in portrait and landscape format with or without a QR code. The QR code directs the consumer to our certificate database.

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Our Locations in Asia

Dongguan, China -Hong Kong, China -Shanghai, China -Mumbai & others, India


Our Certification Database

In our certificate Database you will find products awarded by Hermes Hansecontrol-Cert with a GS mark or our private test mark.


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