Are LEDs regulated in the US?

As electronic products, LEDs are regulated in the US by the FDA/CDRH, but are not subject to any performance standards or certification/reporting (self or otherwise).

Are photonics devices and products regulated?

Yes and no. in the US, laser components must be registered, and product reports must be filed for laser-based products as per 21CFR1040.10/.11, but there are no regulations for LEDs or fiber optics. Overseas, the IEC, requires lasers to comply with IEC EN60825 and LEDs to comply with IEC EN62471.

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