United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Emirates Authority For Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)
ESMA was established as the sole Standardization Body in the UAE under the Law No. 28/2001. ESMA is responsible for developing and issuing UAE standards, which ensure consumers’ safety and environmental protection, and support the UAE economy and sustainability.
As of today, below regulations from ESMA are applicable for lighting products:
1) Technical Regulation No. 34: 2013 – Requirements for Approval and Registration of Lighting Products
The regulation requires the non-directional lamps - Linear fluorescent lamps, Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), Halogen lamps, LED lamps - to be registered with ESMA. The products must comply with the energy efficiency requirement as per UAE standard. Once the compliant products are registered with ESMA, the energy efficiency label showing the efficiency of the product must be placed on the package.
All the necessary information about Regulation No. 34 are available here.
2) UAE Cabinet Decision 10 of 2017 – Restriction on Hazardous Substances
This regulation is to control and limit the hazardous substance in electrical and electronic devices.
All the necessary information about UAE Cabinet Decision 10 of 2017 are available here.