Are there safety certifications for saunas?
You bet there are!
Not only are the below icons a sign of trust, but they are also the stamp of approval on your sauna that it was built correctly.
And in this chapter, I’m going to define the different certifications agencies.
WHAT TO AVOID
Do not buy an Infrared Sauna that lacks proper safety certifications! Such saunas may be dangerous to use and/or utilize toxic chemicals in their production.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR
Safety Certifications: Safety certifications from multiple international regulatory agencies are solid assurance that your sauna has been thoroughly tested to meet all safety and performance requirements for the United States, Europe, and Canada.
Make sure you look for the following signs on your sauna.
RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union and restricts the use of specific hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products (known as EEE).
CE marking. The letters 'CE' appears on many products traded on the extended Single Market in the European Economic Area (EEA). They signify that products sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements.
Intertek marking. Formally confirming that your products and services meet all trusted external and internal standards. Intertek provides pre-shipment inspections.
ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.