CNCA designates certification bodies and testing agencies for CCC

CNCA will carry out the designation work of certification bodies and testing agencies for CCC of wire and cable, home appliances, audio and video, products of information technology, telecommunication terminals, lighting appliances, vehicles and components, children’s supplies, including 10 certification bodies and 49 laboratories.

I.Conditions for certification bodies:

  • Have been established in accordance with the regulations and has more than 2 years of certification experience in the corresponding field or has issued more than 20 copies of relevant product certification certificates;
  • Conform to the general requirements of national standards for the technical capabilities of certification bodies;
  • No bad records within 6 months before application;
  • The nature of the legal person, the composition of property rights and the organizational structure of the organization can ensure the objective and fair of its compulsory product certification activities;
  • Have the ability of technology and management to engage in compulsory product certification activities fairly, independently and effectively;
  • Have the testing and inspection resources needed for the compulsory certification activities and can be independently allocated and used, and have the certification personnel and stable financial resources

II. Conditions for testing agencies:

  • Have the basic conditions and abilities prescribed by laws and administrative regulations, and being recognized according to law;
  • Obtain qualification certification and have testing experience in relevant fields, have been engaged in testing for more than 2 years or have issued more than 20 copies of relevant product testing reports;
  • Meet the general requirements of national standards for laboratory technical capability;
  • No bad records within 6 months before application;
  • The legal person nature, property right composition and organizational structure of the unit can ensure its fair and independent implementation of testing activities; 
  • Have all the equipment and facilities necessary for the corresponding product certification and testing activities, or independently use the equipment and facilities with the authorization of the owner of the relevant equipment and facilities;
  • The testing personnel have received the necessary education and training for the corresponding product certification and testing undertaken by them, mastered the requirements of relevant standards, technical specifications and implementation rules of compulsory product certification, and possessed the necessary product testing ability.

III. Relevant regulations:

  • Regulations of the people’s Republic of China on Accreditation           
  • Measures for the administration of compulsory product certification bodies, inspection bodies and testing agencies (Order No. 65 of AQSIQ)
  • Notice on adjustment of administrative approval requirements for certification bodies, inspection bodies and testing agencies engaged in compulsory product certification and related activities (CNCA Announcement No. 11, 2016)