CCC Mark

The new CCC marking system requires manufacturers in 132 product categories to obtain the CCC Mark before exporting to or selling in the Chinese market. Products not meeting CCC requirements may be held at the border by Chinese Customs and will be subject to other penalties. There are a number of details exporters should be aware of when applying for the CCC Mark.

The application process can:
Take sixty to ninety days or longer
Require testing at accredited laboratories in China
Generally does not permit self certification or third-party testing result
Require submission of numerous technical documents
Require submission of a product sample to the accredited Chinese testing laboratory
Require a factory inspection by Chinese officials at the applicant's expense
Require follow-up inspections every 12 to 18 months
Products requiring the CCC Mark
Electrical Wires and Cables
Switches for Circuits, Installation
Protective and Connection Devices
Low-voltage Electrical Apparatus
Small Power Motors
Electric Tools
Welding Machines
Household and Similar Electrical Appliances
Audio and Video Apparatus
Information Technology Equipment (IT)
Lighting apparatus
Telecommunication Terminal Equipment
Motor vehicles, Motor Cycles and Safety Parts
Motor vehicle Tires
Safety Glass
Agricultural Machinery (Equipment for Crop Protection)
Latex Products (Condoms)
Medical Devices
Fire Fighting Equipmentv Detectors for Intruder Alarm Systems