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Publication Number: 610077 Rule Parts:  Publication Date: 10/25/2022
Keyword: Post-Market Surveillance Requirements for TCBs

First Category: Administrative Procedure
Second Category: TCB Procedures [Administrative Procedure]

Question:   What are the post market surveillance requirements for a Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB)?


Section 2.962(g) of the FCC Rules requires a TCB conduct appropriate post market surveillance activities in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065. The requirements for TCBs were specified in the Commission's Report and Order (R&O) in GEN Docket 98-68 (FCC 98-338), adopted on December 17, 1998 and updated in ET Docket 13-44 (FCC 14-208) adopted on December 17, 2014.

Further guidance on the requirements for TCBs was given in Public Notice DA 99-1640, The FCC provides additional information regarding Accreditation Requirements for Telecommunication Certification Bodies in GEN Docket 98-68 (FCC 98-92), released on May 18, 1998.

Attached below is the OET Laboratory Division administrative guidance document 610077 D01 TCB Post Market Surveillance v6r02.

TCB is required to submit an annual report of their post-market surveillance activities for the calendar year to the FCC by January 31 of the following year. TCB shall use the template in attachment 610077 D02 Surveillance Summary Report v01r01
Attachment List:

610077 D01 TCB Post Market Surveillance v06r02
610077 D02 Surveillance Summary Report v01r01


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