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Benefits of LOVAG

The issue of a LOVAG Certificate means that is has been produced by a signatory to the agreement following the common applications and test methods contained in LOVAG Test Instructions. The testing will have been carried out in a recognised test laboratory accepted by the LOVAG members.

  • The Low Voltage Agreement Group (LOVAG) is an Mutual Agreement Group of Certification Bodies founded in 1991 which has achieved a high level of competence in testing and certification of low voltage equipment.
  • The signatories to the Agreement are required to comply with ISO/IEC Guide 65 / respectively the European Standard EN 45011 before they may sign the Agreement.
  • The laboratories used for testing low voltage electrical equipment are required to comply with EN ISO/IEC 17025 before they may be accepted for testing for LOVAG certification.
  • LOVAG‘s main purpose as an Agreement Group shall be for the mutual recognition of the test reports and/or certificates of conformity by its signatories.
  • LOVAG provides a service of one-stop certification for its clients that is acceptable in the European Economic Area and world wide.
  • LOVAG provides protection of the integrity, reputation, and experience of the signatories and their laboratories.
  • Through Peers‘ Assessment the certification bodies maintain and improve the operation and integrity of the members of the group.
  • LOVAG is an open agreement which any certification body complying with the LOVAG rules may join. 

Your Personal Contact at LOVAG

Dr. Horst Huthmann

Schönbornstrasse 39

63075 Offenbach am Main
Tel.:  +49 69 94985099
Mobile: +49 151 11628718
eMail: office(at)