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Major organizations that published LED related standards** used in North America:
  • ANSI:American National Standards Institute
  • ANSLG: American National Standard Lighting Group
  • CIE: International Commission on Illumination
  • FCC: Federal Communications Commission
  • FTC : Federal Trade Commission
  • IES: Illuminating Engineering Society
  • NEMA: National Electrical Manufacturers Association
  • NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
  • UL: Underwriters Laboratories Inc

Standard No.

Standard title

Content

Organization

Category

C78.377-2008

Specifications for the Chromaticity of Solid State Lighting Products

Specifies chromaticity tolerances for white light indoor LEDs based on nominal CCT.

ANSI/ANSLG

specifications

C82.77-2002

Harmonic Emission Limits – Related Power Quality Requirements for Lighting

Summarizes harmonic limits and methods of measurement for all lighting equipment, including SSL drivers and power supplies.

ANSI/ANSLG

specifications & measurements

C136.37-2011

Solid State Light Sources Used in Roadway and Area Lighting

Establishes requirements for a variety of items including interchangeability, operating temperature range, hromaticity, mounting provisions, ingress protection, and wiring.

ANSI/ANSLG

specifications

127-2007

Measurements of LEDs

Addresses the measurement of spectrum, luminous flux,and intensity distribution for individual low-power LED

packages (chips).

CIE

measurements

177-2007

Colour Rendering of White LED Light Sources

Describes the application of existing color rendition metrics to LEDs and discusses the prospects for improved metrics.

CIE

measurements

47 CFR Part 15

Radio Frequency Devices

Specifies FCC limits for unintended radio-frequency emissions from electronic components

FCC

specifications

16 CFR Part 260

Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims

known as the FTC Green Guides, help marketers to avoid making inaccurate claims regarding environmental impact.

FTC

labeling

16 CFR Part 305

Appliance Labeling Rule: Lighting Facts Label

labeling requirements for medium-based general service lamps and LED replacement products

FTC

labeling

G-2-10

Guideline for the Application of General Illumination (“White") LED Technologies

Applications for  LED lamps and luminaires for interior and exterior applications.

IES

application specification

LM-79-08

Approved Method: Electrical and Photometric Testing of Solid-State Lighting Devices

The procedures for performing standardized measurements of the power, light output, and color characteristics of SSL products.

IES

measurement

LM-80-08

Approved Method: Measuring Lumen Depreciation of LED Light Sources

Specifies conditions for long-term testing of LED packages, arrays, and modules

IES

measurement

RP-16-10

Nomenclature and Definitions for Illuminating Engineering

Provides ANSI standard definitions for lighting terminology

IES

specification

TM-16-05

Light Emitting Diode (LED) Sources and Systems

Provides an overview of LED technologies and product

integration.

IES

specifications

TM-21 -11

Projecting Long Term Lumen maintenance of LED Light Sources

Establishes a method for projecting lumen maintenance

(and useful lifetime) of LED light sources from available

LM-80 data

IES

specifications

SSL-1-2010

Electronic Drivers for LED Devices, Arrays, or Systems

Establishes standards and provides specifications for and

operating characteristics of non-integral electronic drivers

intended for general lighting applications

NEMA

MFG specifications

SSL-3-2010

High-Power White LED Binning for General Illumination

Establishes standards and provides a consistent format

for categorizing (binning) LEDs during their production

and integration into lighting products

NEMA

MFG specifications

SSL-6-2010

Solid State Lighting for Incandescent Replacement—Dimming

Establishes standards for retrofitting SSL products into systems that previously dimmed incandescent screw-base lamps

NEMA

MFG specifications

LSD 44-2009

Solid State Lighting—The Need for a New Generation of Sockets and Interconnects

Provides a history of component interfaces and summarizes

the benefits of standardization.

NEMA

Application specifications

LSD 45-2009

Recommendations for Solid-State Lighting SubAssembly Interfaces for Luminaires

Provides guidance on the design and construction of

interconnects (sockets) for SSL products.

NEMA

Application specifications

LSD 49-2010

Solid-State Lighting for Incandescent Replacement—

Best Practices for Dimming

Provides discussion and recommendations for the application of dimming for screw-based SSL replacements for incandescent lamps.

NEMA

Application specifications

LSD 51-2009

Solid State Lighting—Definitions for Functional and Decorative Applications

Offers definitions for different types of SSL products.

NEMA

Application specifications

70-2011

National Electrical Code (NEC)

Dictates luminaire installation practices and requires that

lighting equipment conform to safety standard and beyond

Local authorities  required that products be listed

to UL safety standards by an Occupational Safety and

Health Administration (OSHA) Nationally Recognized

Testing Laboratory.

NFPA

safety specifications

8750‡

Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products

Specifies the minimum safety requirements for SSL components, including LEDs and LED arrays, power supplies, and control circuitry.

UL

safety specifications

1598C

Light Emitting Diode (LED) Retrofit Luminaire Conversion Kits

Specifies safety requirements for LED products that are

intended to replace the light sources in existing luminaires.

Self-contained replacement lamps that use the existing

socket are not covered.

UL

safety specifications

844

Luminaires for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations

These requirements cover fixed and portable luminaires for installation and use in hazardous (classified) locations

UL

Application specifications

924

Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment

This Standard applies to emergency lighting and power equipment for use in unclassified locations and intended for connection to branch circuits of 600 volts or less.

UL

Application specifications

 
**Source: SSL Standards and Guidelines by DOE 

 
***CCT: correlated color temperature
 
****Chromaticity: an attribute of color



* Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-emitting_diode,        
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ssl/


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