Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

SAR Testing Implementation Update

  • The Directorate General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Technology (SDPPI) opened the Regulatory Implementation Plan for Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Tests for Telecommunication Devices in Indonesia for public opinion on January 4, 2023. 
  • Further to this regulatory update Indonesia’s (SDPPI) has revised the schedule for local SAR testing implementation. 
  • SDPPI conducted another meeting on July 31, 2023, to discuss the implementation of SAR testing.  
  • The following are the major changes: 

  

Device category 

Part 

Mandatory date 

Mobile phone 

Head 

December 1, 2023 

Torso/Body and Limb 

August 1, 2025 

Handheld Computer 

Head 

August 1, 2024 

Torso/Body and Limb 

August 1, 2025 

Tablet Computer 

Head 

August 1, 2024 

Torso/Body and Limb 

August 1, 2025 

Laptop/ Notebook 

Torso/Body and Limb 

August 1, 2025 

Wearable device (if transmit power 

>20mW) 

Head 

August 1, 2024 

Torso/Body and Limb 

August 1, 2025 

Virtual Reality Device 

Head 

August 1, 2024 

  

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA