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CCC Certification for Explosion Protection Products in China

11. July 2019

According to an announcement by the Chinese market regulation authority SAMR (State Administration for Market Regulation) CCC certification will become mandatory for explosion protection products. Starting October 1, 2019 these products can apply for China CCC certification and from October 1, 2020 CCC will become mandatory for these products. Previously, all products that were explicitly used in an explosion protection environment were excluded from the CCC catalogue. Along with this announcement the authority also published the new implementation rule CNCA-C23-01:2019 in which it regulated which products have to be CCC certified in the future.

Explosion Protection Products

The following explosion protection related products are some that will require CCC:

  1. Explosion protected motors
  2. Explosion protected electrical hydraulic pumps
  3. Energy distributing systems
  4. Safety switches, explosion control products, explosion protection products
  5. Products for setting of an explosion
  6. Converters used in explosion protection areas
  7. Plug in devices
  8. Explosion monitoring products
  9. Climate devices and wind devices
  10. Heat supplying products
  11. Components of explosion protection products (casing, cable cover, etc.)
  12. Measuring devices, instrument panels
  13. Sensors
  14. Safety fences

Manufacturers of products affected by this new regulation are advised to get the certification process started in time to make sure to receive the certificates before the October 1, 2020 deadline.

Please note that not all ex-products are covered by the new Implementation Rule. For example, LED lights are not included in this new regulation. For these products excluded from the CCC catalogue it is still possible to convert ATEX certificates to chinese Ex-certificates.

Are you already active in the Chinese market and want to learn more about how the new regulations affect your business or do you want to start exporting your products to China? Then please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to advise you on the new regulations in detail and individually for your needs. We also offer original versions of the Chinese regulations as well as translations.

For more information on how CCC certification may affect your company, or 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.

MPR Author

About the author: Julian Busch is founder and Managing Director of MPR China Certification GmbH
Publisher: MPR China Certification GmbH

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