New procedural guidelines at VdS
23 January 2013
In 2011, a survey of security leaders in Europe â€“ the WIK/ASW survey â€“ showed that one of the most important investment criterion for security products, installers and manufacturers is VdS endorsement. VdS has now re-
VdS has now re-issued its guidelines 2344 'Procedures for the testing, approval, certification and conformity assessment of products and systems for fire protection and security technologies'. The main amendments include expanding the procedures to incorporate EN/ISO/IEC certification and a special VdS Home endorsement for products primarily used for private purposes.
The new VdS 2344 took effect on July 1st and is available to view at: www.vds.de/2344.