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New Regulations for Voluntary CQC Mark Certification of Warning Triangles for Vehicles

23. November 2017

Warning triangles are currently not subject to CCC certification in China. Since 2010, however, it is possibly to apply for a so-called voluntary CQC Mark Certification. Getting this certification for your products has many advantages for manufacturers: The certification not only proves that your products comply with Chinese standards, thus granting you greater competitiveness in the Chinese market. It also minimizes customs issues considerably. In the event of an unexpected change of the regulations, such as the inclusion of warning triangles in the catalog of CCC mandatory products, it requires relatively little effort and time to transform the CQC into a CCC certificate.

The authority in charge for the certification of warning triangles is the China Quality Certification Center (CQC). In 2017, it has been the first time that CQC adjusted the relevant implementation rules for warning triangles. The new version has the number CQC16-429991-2017 and is already valid. Important changes of the rules are, amongst others, new methods for product grading and stricter rules for production control.

Product tests are a mandatory part of the CCC and CQC certification. The regulations for these tests are specified in the GB-standards, the Chinese national regulations. In this regard there have been no changes to the current regulation. For the time being, product tests of warning triangles will continue to be carried out according to GB 19151-2003 (Warning triangles for motor vehicle).

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.

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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