The LVD test (Low Voltage Directive Test) is a test that confirms the compliance of CE marked devices with the CE marking criteria. It guarantees the safety of devices powered by electrical energy.
LVD testing aims to ensure the safety of electrical and electronic products with an input or output voltage within a certain range and benefits fully from the single market. It comprises of 11 safety objectives, and addresses all risks from using electrical equipment, including electrical, mechanical and chemical hazards. It also covers health risks associated with noise, vibration and ergonomic factors. It was brought into force by the European Commission on 20 April 2016 and applies to all member states.