Product Certification for the Popular Republic of China
Product Conformity & Certification for the Popular Republic of China (PRC)
The vast majority of products that are exported to China must comply with the national CCC (China Compulsory Certification) regulation which defines the mandatory standards that the country imposes on all products that are imported. There are different requirements depending on the type of product and the scope of use.
China also establishes voluntary standards that facilitate the introduction of products to its market through the Certification CQC (Voluntary Product Certification of China Quality Certification Center), this certification is specifically appreciated by by Chinese consumers. During certification processes, certificates issued by prestigious international organizations are accepted for approval.
It is of vital importance that before importing a product to the People’s Republic of China, it obtains CCC certification, otherwise it will be returned to origin. In the same way, printing the CCC logo without having obtained the certification implies committing an offense punishable with severe economic fines.
Sherpa Product Certification can advise you and take the necessary actions to ensure that your products meet all the mandatory requirements that Chinese market requires, in addition to carrying out all conformity assessments and legislation analysis to guarantee access to the Chinese market without risks, facilitating your success in the introduction and commercialization of all your products.
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- Classification of products to determine what requirements of the Chinese Legislation apply to products, manufacturers or importers.
- Provide advice in identifying, obtaining and interpreting GB (all variances), ISO, IEC, ANSI, DIN, CSA standards during the design stage of their products.
- Advice and preparation of conformity assessments for your products within the framework of the Chinese Legislation.
- Preparation of tests and tests that guarantee the conformity of products and services.
- Manage and obtain legally recognized certifications in Chinese territory (CCC, CQC, UL, ETL, CSA).
- Prepare risk analyzes that guarantee access to the Chinese market.
- Verify the technical documentation, packaging and logos required according to the product’s nature and Chinese Legislation.
Our Specialities. Certifications with oficial recognition in chinease markets
CCC Certification Mark for the Popular Republic of China
CCC certification (China Compulsory Certification or Certificate for China Compulsory Product Certification) in most of cases is a compulsory acquisition if you want to import and market a product in the Chinese market. The authorized organization to issue this certification is under the jurisdiction of the Government of the People’s Republic of China which establishes the standards and procedures that will be carried out to carry out the tests and tests to the products that apply for this certification. This certification is valid for several years with the obligation to undergo periodic annual inspections by agents of the certifying body (CCC) with the objective that the products continue to meet the standards that were obtained at the time of obtaining the certification.
CQC Certification Mark for the Popular Republic of China
CQC certification (Voluntary Product Certification of China Quality Certification Center) is of voluntary product certification managed by e CQC (China Quality Certification Center). This organization has the authorization of the Government of the People’s Republic of China which establishes the voluntary standards that are designed for each product. This certification offers evidence that the product that owns it complies with the requirements established by the CQC and is suitable for this certification. The CQC certification, despite being voluntary, is popularly demanded by Chinese consumers in most cases where the product does not require CCC certification.
US UL certification is a voluntary certification. This certification is issued by the Underwriters Laboratories laboratory and guarantees that the product that has it printed complies with all US regulations regarding safety and energy efficiency. The UL certification is a certification with international prestige and is accepted as proof of quality and international guarantee and in certain products for the Chinese market.
ETL certification is a voluntary certification and guarantees that the product that owns it complies with all standards regarding safety and quality throughout the North American territory (Canada and USA). This certification is issued by the prestigious Intertek laboratory, founded by Thomas Edisom. The ETL certification is a proof of conformity, quality and guarantee. It is fully accepted in Canada and the US as well as in many countries worldwide, especially in China.
CSA certification is voluntary and guarantees that the product that owns it complies with all safety standards that apply in Canadian territory. This certification is issued and managed by the prestigious and world-renowned Canadian laboratory CSA Group, belonging to the Canadian Standards Association. This organization has the authorization of the SCC (Canadian Council of Standards), body in charge of regulating organizations and laboratories in Canadian territory that elaborate standards in addition to carrying out tests that guarantee, independently, the conformity of products and other services to the service of the Canadian citizen. This certificate is accepted as proof of quality in certain products and Chinese territory.
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