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CCAP Implementation Rule and Further Information for Motorcycle Helmets has been Published

21. November 2017

On November 10, 2017 the Chinese certification authority CCAP which is responsible for CCC certification of automotive products published the new detailed implementation rules CCAP-C11-15:2017 for motorcycle helmets. Chinese manufacturers of motorcycle helmets must adhere to following information:

  1. Manufacturers with a production license of AQSIQ for motorcycle helmets need to apply for a CCC certification in order to get the production license converted to a CCC certificate. Within a period of 3 to 6 months after receiving the new CCC certificate, a factory inspection will be conducted by Chinese authorities. Test reports need to be prepared for the audit. In addition, Random Sample Tests may be requested.
  2. Starting from November 1, 2017 all manufacturers of motorcycle helmets must apply for CCC for their products according to the new implementation rule CCAP-C11-15:2017. The CCC certificate needs be obtained prior to the export to China. Motorcycle helmets which are not CCC certified are not allowed to be imported or sold to China from November 1, 2017 on.



The implementation rules consist of guidelines for the certification of specific product categories. The new regulations for motorcycle helmets are included in CNCA-C11-15:2017.

Product tests are a mandatory part of the CCC certification. The regulation for these tests are specified in the GB-standards, the Chinese national regulations. GB 811-2010 regulates the basic structure of motorcycle helmets, technical requirements, test procedures and rules as well as labels.

If you have questions regarding the new regulations and their impact on your products, please do not hesitate to contact us. We offer full English translations of relevant standards and implementation rules, CCC checks for your products as well as support in answering questions regarding the planned CCC certification.

For more information about CCC certification in general, the process, and the associated costs, please visit our website and our News Section where you will find current updates twice a week.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details and consultation. You can contact us via e-mail, or call us (UK: +44 2071931135, Rest of Europe: +49 69 2713769150, US: +1 773 654-2673).

You can also check out our free CCC-Brochure, which can be downloaded right here as a PDF file or you consult our book (in English) “A Brief Guide to CCC: China Compulsory Certification”, which can be found directly here on Amazon.

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About the author: Julian Busch is founder and managing director of MPR China Certification GmbH
Publisher: MPR China Certification GmbH

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