On 14 April 2017, an amendment to the Energy Efficiency Standards for fluorescent tubes was published by the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs. The amendment mainly is on the name of the Standard to Energy Efficiency Standard, Labelling and Inspection Methods.
The amended Standard applies to fluorescent lamps meeting the definition of CNS 691 "Fluorescent lamps (for general lighting service)", general color rendering index (Ra) <=95, and other fluorescent lamps promulgated by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
In the amendment, testing methods and labelling requirements are also described. Fluorescent tubes product must be affixed with luminous efficiency label.
The Amendment will come into force on 1 August 2018.