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China – CCC Certification

CCCWhat is CCC or 3C?

CCC or 3C stands for China Compulsory Certification and is meant for specific products traded on the Chinese market. The CCC mark is the statutory compulsory safety certification system was introduced in 2001 and serves as a safeguard  to the consumers rights, interests, and protect personal and property safety. The CCC mark confirms that your product complies with the applicable legislation and it’s tested accordingly.


Why is CCC (3C) important?

With the increasing economic development of the Chinese market, the trend for exporting of products to China is growing. CCC is compulsory to a specific set of products, please see table 1:

Catalogue Item
01 Electrical wires and cables
02 Circuit switches, electric devices for protection or connection
03 Low-voltage electrical apparatus
04 Low power motors
05 Electric tools
06 Welding machines
07 Household and similar electrical appliances
08 Audio and video apparatus
09 Information technology equipment
10 Lighting apparatus
11 Motor vehicle and safety parts
12 Motor vehicle tires
13 Safety glasses
16 Telecommunication terminal equipment
19 Detectors for intruder system
21 Decoration materials
22 Toys


CCC service

You CCC mark arranged in one stop? We have a 7-step process which ensures a smooth and successful certification.

  1. Documentation analysis and ascertain the CCC applicability
  2. Preparation of application and submission to Chinese Authorities
  3. Processing and acceptance of the application by Chinese Authorities
  4. Testing at a Chinese Lab
  5. Pre-audit on site (optional)
  6. On-site factory inspection and audit by Chinese Authorities
  7. Evaluation of results and approval

When the initial certification is ready we are also of service when it comes to:

  1. Re-certification
  2. Prolongations of the use of the CCC mark.


  • Custom clearance arrangement
  • Local Chinese office for support
  • Shorter time to market
  • No issues with dealing with Chinese Authorities and language barriers
  • Cross cultural competence and communication
  • Assurance on compliance
  • 25 years proven track record


Certification Experts your partner in compliance

As an international organization we have over 25 years’ experience specializing in CE Certification, European Product Safety legislation and technical & legal regulatory compliance issues. Our offices are located in Europe, North America and China. Our expertise is based on a combination of practical and theoretical knowledge in Product Safety, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Technical Documentation and the use of test facilities.
Our legal department covers all aspects of product liability and the legal consequences that arise from the European product legislation.

How can we help?

We provide our expertise to designers, manufacturers, exporters, importers, distributors and various other organizations and individuals in order to ensure that they meet all requirements needed for compliance with European Union Product legislation and regulatory affairs.
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