IMQ S.p.A.

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  • Via Quintiliano 43
  • 20138 Milano
  • Italy


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About IMQ

IMQ is the most important Italian certification body, a European leader in conformity assessment and laboratory testing of electric, electronic, gas and renewable energy products. It provides companies with the necessary tools to enhance product safety and compliance with applicable regulations.


IMQ is a certification body accredited by Accredia. All laboratories are accredited according to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard.

Main Activities


  • Certification:

  • products & services (ISO/IEC 17065) according to EU directives

  • management systems (ISO/IEC 17021)

  • Testing & calibration measurements (ISO/IEC 17025)

  • Environmental assessments

  • Inspections (ISO/IEC 17020)

  • Surveillance of manufacturing abroad, as well as assistance with technical formalities and training


International agreements

As a signatory to numerous European and international mutual recognition agreements on tests and certification and thanks to agreements with leading foreign certification organizations, IMQ can assist companies in obtaining marks required in leading industrialized countries and for selecting the most appropriate certification. Some references:


  • IMQ is certification body and testing laboratory recognized by IECEE for the issue of CB Certification Scheme certificates.

  • IMQ is the first European certification body in issuing ENEC, the European third party mark attesting compliance of luminaires and household appliances to harmonized standards and relevant directives.

  • IMQ is authorized by GSO to issue the G-Mark compulsory to market low voltage equipment in the Gulf countries.



18.000 Certified companies

140.000 Certified products

700 employees

21.000 square meters (laboratories)

200.000 square meters (outdoor laboratories)

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Product and System Certifications


  • Safety marks

  • Quality marks

  • Performance marks

  • International marks, certifications and attestations (e.g. CCC, CB scheme, GS, IRAM)


EU directives conformity


  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC) 2014/30/EU

  • Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU

  • Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU

  • Ecodesign

  • Energy labelling

  • RoHS2



IMQ’s laboratories perform tests on luminaires, lamps, led modules, installation material and associated components:


  • Electrical safety

  • Photobiological safety

  • Photometric characterization of lighting equipment

  • Ageing

  • Mechanical (vibration, impact, low atmospheric pressure, sealing tests, UV resistance)

  • Climatic

  • IP rating of casings

  • Impact: IK code

  • Electromagnetic compatibility measurements

  • Energy classification

  • Surge Test (up to 12 kV)

  • Short circuit tests

  • Halt-Hass test




  • Info about standards and certification procedures of other nations

  • Preliminary orientation tests according to international standards

  • Issue of main European and international marks

  • Technical assistance

  • Supply and supplier assessment

  • Tests for CE marking (European directives)




In the IMQ Optical Radiation and Photometry Laboratory, tests are performed to evaluate the...

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731



ENEC PLUS - The European quality mark that ensures the performance of LEDs and Luminaires ENEC...

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731

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Light+Building 2018

18.03.2018 - 23.03.2018 Hall: 4.1 Stand: K 61