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China CQC Certification

The Voluntary CQC Mark Certification is a voluntary product certification for Chinese products or products that are imported to China. The Voluntary CQC Mark Certification can be applied for products which are not in the China Compulsory Certification product catalogue and thus cannot receive a China Compulsory Certificate (CCC Certificate). ​

CQC certification agencies: CQC

IEC CB certificate/report:  Acceptable

Factory inspection: Required, based on CQC requirements

Local representative: No

Certificate validity: 5 years

Sample requirement: Yes

Critical component requirements: IEC or CQC approved

Document checklist: Chinese manual, technical drawings, product specification and others

Lead time:  3-8 weeks

Certification procedure: 

  • Application submission
  • Document review
  • Sample local testing
  • Factory inspection
  • Draft report/certificate review
  • Issue of CQC certificate

CQC marking requirements:

  • Safety Certification Mark
  • Product Name
  • Model Name
  • Input Rating
  • Manufacturer Name
  • Production date (e.g. year and month of the production date or lot number)

The following products can receive a CQC Mark, if they do not require a mandatory CCC certification:

  • Electric products and electronic components
  • Household electric appliance accessories
  • Electrical accessories
  • Audio and video apparatus
  • Lighting apparatus and tools (lamps and luminaries)
  • Power tools
  • Small and medium-sized electric machines and accessories
  • Medical instruments/Medical devices
  • Household and similar electrical appliances
  • Machines
  • Commercially used machines
  • Electric wires and cables
  • Low voltage apparatus
  • Automotive and motorbike accessories, e.g. tyres
  • Glass
  • Power system relay protection and automation devices
  • Water pumps
  • Electric meters
  • Low voltage apparatus and accessories
  • High voltage equipment and appliances
  • Generator sets
  • Photovoltaic products
  • Motors
  • Additional CQC Certification for CCC certified wires and cables
  • Test and control instruments
  • Earthmoving machineries and accessories
  • Electric vehicle charging stations and plugs
  • Wind power products
  • Thermal energy products
  • Construction materials
  • Textiles
  • Building products
  • Sanitary products
  • Cement products
  • Office equipment
  • Surge protection
  • Light electric vehicles and accessories
  • Electric cars and accessories
  • Bearing products
  • Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS1 certification)
  • Certification for non-metallic materials and parts
  • School supplies
  • Certification for the restricted use of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Accumulators and batteries
  • Metal welding, cutting and heat treatment Equipment
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