CNCA Announcement No. 11/2018

In CNCA Announcement No. 11/2018, published on June 15, 2018, the Chinese authorities defined important changes in the area of CCC certification on June 11, 2018.

These changes concern (1.) the catalog of products subject to CCC requirements and also (2.) describe a new possibility for certain products (including vehicle interior components) for annual recertification (follow-up audit) of the plants. The changes will allow companies to reduce their certification-related costs.

1. Reduced CCC product catalog

Certain products will no longer be subject to CCC requirements as of June 11, 2018. The specific products involved can be found in the attached list (Appendix 1). If you would like more information on how to proceed with your current certificates, please contact us.

2. Alternative for follow-up audit

For certain products (Appendix 2), plants have two options as to how they would like their follow-up audit to be carried out:

a) On the one hand, they can continue to carry out the annual follow-up audit, during which auditor come to the plant.

b) On the other hand, from October 1, 2018 it will be possible to make a so-called self-Declaration. This self-Declaration must comply with the “CCC Regulations for the Implementation of Self-Declaration of China Compulsory Product Certification”.

Whether your products are affected, and for information on the exact procedure of the self-Declaration, please contact us. We are familiar with the latest regulations and will be happy to advise you!