CCC Certification

The CCC certification based on the China Compulsory Certificate is issued by the responsible government agency in China and is in principle comparable with a CE marking for the European area.

The CCC was introduced in 2002 and applies both to products from foreign manufacturers that are to be imported into China and to Chinese products. In this case, one can therefore speak of a generally valid certification standard.

Products subject to certification may only be sold and used on the Chinese market once a CCC certification has been obtained. In order to better classify the products subject to certification, they are assigned to the following categories:

  • Electrical wires and cables
  • Electrical switches and installations for protection or connections
  • Low-voltage systems
  • Low power motors
  • Electric tools
  • Welding machines
  • Household and similar appliances
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Information technology equipment (computers and computer accessories, etc.)
  • Luminaires
  • Motor vehicles and safety accessories
  • Tires for motor vehicles
  • Safety glass
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Telecommunication equipment and accessories
  • Fire protection products
  • Medical equipment
  • Security products (burglar alarm detectors etc.)
  • Building and renovation products
  • Toys

CCC certification is required for all products that can be assigned to these categories.


Basic information for a CCC Certification

Validity 5 years
Lead time 8 to 10 weeks
Local tests required Yes
Local representative required No
Approval label required Yes


The CCC certification label CCC Label

Once the China Compulsory Certificate has been issued, the manufacturer must obtain the certification label from the Chinese authority. Once the CCC certificate has been issued, the manufacturer applies to use the logo. This must be done before the product can be marketed, imported and used for commercial purposes.


Our services


We as CETECOM offer our customers the coordination of all tests that have to be carried out on site as part of our certification services and then take over the coordination with the Chinese authority and the local representative. Our experienced certification team will take care of the complete project management for you, ensuring an efficient certification process and rapid approval to the Chinese market.