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New GB Standard for Motorcycle Headlights Issued

19. December 2017

In 2016 the Chinese standardization organization SAC published a new GB standard for motorcycle headlights, GB 19152-2016. The standard was fully implemented in early 2017 and is the currently valid standard for motorcycle headlights.

The most significant change is that it combined two previous standards: GB 19152-2003 (Light Motorcycle Headlamps with Light Performance) and GB 5948-1998 (Motorcycle White Braided Silk Light Headlamps with Light Performance). The new standard mandates the testing and material requirements for the complete headlight models as well as the individual optical components.

Motorcycle headlamps are subject to CCC certification.

Headlamps with an asymmetrical dipped beam have a different standard. For asymmetrical dipped beamed headlamps, the test regulations for automotive headlamps will be used (GB 4599, GB 21259, GB 25991).

For products that were certified prior to the introduction of the new standard, additional tests as well as certificate updating is required. If you have questions regarding certificate updates or specific aspects of GB 19152-2016, please do not hesitate to contact us. We also 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.

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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