The following provides a summary overview of China’s regulations and compliance system.

China

How UL Can Help You

UL can help you with any or all of the following to achieve compliance:

  • Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
  • Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
  • Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
  • Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
  • Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
  • Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of UL’s local team and/or partner
  • Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
  • User manual translation service when needed

 

Marks/Certifications
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CCC Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary

Mandatory

Validity Period of Certification

5 years

Certification Organization

China Quality Certification Center
(CQC)

Safety

CB test report/certificate accepted*

*CB test reports generated under SMT NOT accepted

EMC

Test report from CQC-accredited test laboratories based on in-country testing accepted

Additional Requirements

Initial and annual factory inspections

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CQC Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary

Voluntary

Validity Period of Certification

4 years

Certification Organization

China Quality Certification Center

(CQC)

Safety

CB test report/certificate accepted*

*CB test reports generated under SMT NOT accepted

EMC

Test report from CQC-accredited test laboratories based on in-country testing accepted

Additional Requirements

Initial and annual factory inspections

Additional Information

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Information technology equipment
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Motors
  • Household and similar use appliances
  • Lighting products
  • Medical devices
  • Laboratory, test and measurement equipment
  • Electric tools
  • Motor vehicle and auto safety parts
  • Low-voltage electrical equipment
  • Electrical wires and cables
  • Switches for circuits, installation protective and connection devices
  • Telecommunication terminal equipment
Marks/Certifications
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Radio Type Approval (RTA) Certificate

Mandatory/Voluntary

Mandatory

Authority/Regulatory Body

China State Radio Regulation

Committee (SRRC), division of MIIT

Marking of Certification Logo or Number Required?

Yes

Validity Period of Certification

New Application: 5 years

Extension application: 3 years (limited
to 1 extension ONLY)

Local Representative Required?

Yes

Specific User Manual Requirements?

Yes

End Product Testing Required When Using an Approved RF Module?*

No

RF Performance Testing Required?

Yes, in-country*This may vary based on product specification.

Additional Information

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to those that contain the following radio/wireless technologies-

  • Bluetooth
  • Keyless systems
  • Wireless LAN
  • WiMax
  • UMTS
  • GSM
  • LTE
  • ANT/ANT+
  • ZigBee

*Requirement may be different depending on the product scope. For details, please contact us.

Marks/Certifications
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China Energy Label

Mandatory/Voluntary

Mandatory

Certification Organization

China National Institute of
Standardization (CNIS)

Testing Option

CNIS recognized first or third-party laboratory

UL_GMA_China_Asset_05China Energy Conservation Mark

 

Mandatory/Voluntary

Voluntary

Certification Organization

China Quality Certification Centre
(CQC)

Testing Option

CQC Laboratory

Additional Information

Certification will include follow-up service type factory inspection.

Certificate valid for three years.

Additional Information

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Computer monitors
  • Copiers
  • Digital TV receivers
  • Fax machines
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Printers

Additional Information

List of Implementation Rules Published by CNCA on July 21, 2014:

Note – Chinese version only is posted on CNCA’s website:

  1. CNCA-C01-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Cord Sets
  2. CNCA-C02-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Circuit Switching and Protection Devices or Electrical Connection (Electrical Accessories)
  3. CNCA-C03-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Low Voltage Electrical Equipment and Low-voltage Switchgear
  4. CNCA-C03-02:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Low Voltage Electrical Equipment and Components
  5. CNCA-C04-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Small-power Motor
  6. CNCA-C05-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Electric Tools
  7. CNCA-C06-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Electric Welding Machines
  8. CNCA-C07-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Household and Similar Use Appliances
  9. CNCA-C08-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Audio & Video Products
  10. CNCA-C09-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Information Technology Equipment
  11. CNCA-C10-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Lighting Electrical Appliances
  12. CNCA-C13-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Safety Glass Products used in Automobiles, Buildings and Railway Rolling Stock
  13. CNCA-C14-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Agriculture Machinery
  14. CNCA-C16-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Telecommunication Terminal Equipment
  15. CNCA-C19-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Burglar-alarm Control Units
  16. CNCA-C19-02:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Burglary Resistant Safes
  17. CNCA-C21-01:2014 Implementation Rules for Compulsory Certification of Solvent Coatings for Woodenware, Ceramic Tiles and Concrete Antifreezes

GB Standards Update

The EMC GB standards update will be implemented in four phases:

Phase 1: Before July 1, 2013

Customers can apply for CCC Mark according to either the old standards, or the new standards.

Phase 2: July 1, 2013 – July 1, 2014

Applications under the old standards will no longer be accepted. All certificate updates should be completed before the completion of the first CCC follow-up inspection (including the correction closing), and no later than July 1, 2014.  After July 1, 2013, non-compliant products will not be permitted to be shipped out of factories, sold in or imported into the China market. Products that are already in the market and no longer in production will not be affected and CCC certificate updates are not required.

Phase 3: July 1, 2014 – October 1, 2014

All CCC certificates issued to the old standards will be suspended by China Certification Organization (CO), and all the suspended certificates need to be updated according to the new standards before October 1, 2014.

Phase 4: post October 1, 2014

All the suspended certificates will be withdrawn by China CO.

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at gma@ul.com

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