New GB Standard GB 31241-2022 for Lithium-Ion Cells and Batteries in China12. January 2023
The SAC (Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic) issued an announcement from December 29, 2022 notifying that an updated version of GB Standard GB 31241-2014: Safety Specifications for Lithium-Ion Cells and Batteries for Portable Electronic Devices will be effective from January 1, 2024. The new standard will be GB 31241-2022 and lithium-ion cells and batteries may be covered by CCC certification and battery registration for China.
More information about the changes to the GB 31241-2022 standard will be posted on our website as soon as they are known. It is expected that the new version of the standard will set higher requirements for the safety and reliability of lithium-ion cells and batteries for portable electronic devices to further ensure consumer safety.
The CCC certificate is a mandatory certification in China that was introduced in 2002. It is similar to the European CE system and regulates that products requiring CCC certification can only be imported, sold, and used in China after they have received CCC certification.
The GB standards are one of the most important groups of standards in China that define the requirements for product conformity according to Chinese requirements. They apply to all products available on the market and are a prerequisite for production facilities to obtain a CCC certificate for their products.
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