SAC notifies the WTO about the publication of three national standards

18/08/2019 On August 7, 2019, the State Administration for Market Regulation (Standardization Administration of the P.R.C.) notified the WTO about the publication of three national standards, the National Standard of Provisions for the Installation of External Lighting and Light-signaling Devices for Motor Vehicles and Their Trailers, National Standard of Safety Performance Requirements and Test Methods … Continued

Measures for the Administration of Local Standards(Call for Comments)

16/08/2019 The General Administration of Market Supervision has revised the “Measures for the Administration of Local Standards” and published the new draft for comments. Deadline for submitting comments is August 31, 2019.   Administration of local standards: Local standards are voluntary standards. Local standards can be developed to meet special technical requirements that need to … Continued

Introduction of the Implementation Arrangements of the Conformity Assessment System for the Restricted Use of the Hazardous Substances Contained in Electrical and Electronic Products

09/08/2019 Ⅰ. Policy Q: What is the background of the Implementation Arrangements of the Conformity Assessment System for the Restricted Use of the Hazardous Substances Contained in Electrical and Electronic Products? A: On January 6, 2016, eight departments, including MIIT and National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) co-issued Administration Measures for the Restricted Use of … Continued

Conformity Assessment System of China RoHS2.0

07/08/2019 Ⅰ. Background On March 12, 2018, eight departments, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), co-issued the “Standard Compliance Catalogue of Electric and Electronic Products Containing Hazardous Substances Restricted in Use (First Batch)” and “List of Exceptions from the Standard Compliance Catalogue of Electric … Continued

New announcement: CCC for some fire protection products is cancelled

02-08-2019 Announcement by the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) on the cancellation of compulsory certification for some fire protection products In accordance with the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on deepening the reform of Fire Protection Law enforcement, SAMR, together with … Continued

Call for Comments on Cryptography Law of China (Draft)

30-7-2019 On July 5, 2019, the National People’s Congress (NPC) issued a public consultation on the Cryptography Law of China (Draft). SESEC has made a comparison on some key articles between the new Cryptography Law of China (Draft for comments) and the Regulation on the Administration of Commercial Cryptography Codes. Together with this news we … Continued

Measures for Cloud Computing Services Security Assessment

On July 22, 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) jointly published “Measures for Cloud Computing Services Security Assessment” (hereafter the “Assessment Measures”). The Cloud Computing Services Security Assessment (hereafter the “Security Assessment”) refers to the security … Continued

Q&A of Catalogue for the Standard Compliance Administration of the Restricted Use of Hazardous Substances Contained in Electrical and Electronic Products (First Batch)

Ⅰ. Questions related to products included in the Catalogue for the Standard Compliance Administration. Q1: Are air purifiers and humidifiers listed in the Catalogue? A: No. According to the definition and description in the Catalogue, room air conditioners refer to those including packaged air conditioners (such as window and wall air conditioners), split air conditioners … Continued