The China Quality Certification Centre (CQC) published the Notice on the implementation of the relevant requirements of the new version of the standard GB 17625.1-2022 for compulsory product certification of electronic products and safety accessories, lighting appliances, household and similar equipment on April 4, 2023. This new standard will be implemented on July 1, 2024 and replace GB 17625.1-2012.
The Notice includes:
From now until June 30, 2024, certification may be completed with either version of the standard. Beginning July 1, 2024, only the new version of the standard will be used for certification.
For products previously certified under the old version of the standard, the certificate holder is required to apply to convert to the new version of the standard before June 30, 2025. Certificates issued under the old version of the standard that are not converted before September 30, 2025 will be suspended.
For certified products shipped out of factories, put on the market, and no longer produced before July 2024, certificate conversion is not required.