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China CCC Certification Announcement of GB 3883.2, Version 2012 for Handheld Electric Tools

by G&M Compliance (April 8, 2013)

China CCC Certification – The Safety Standard for Hand-held Motor-operated Electric Tools (GB 3883.2, 2012), Part 2: Particular Requirements for Screwdrivers and Impact Wrenches was published on November 5th, 2012. Full implementation of this standard will be in effect on May 1st, 2013. Important details are as follows:

1. This new standard is not grandfathered and therefore, holders of old CCC certificates must update to the new version of the Standard after the above implementation date.

2. Manufacturers with the old version of the CCC certificate should submit an application to update to the new Standard before the next follow-up inspection.

3. Two (2) representative test samples of the electric tools will need to be provided to the test lab in China.

4. CCC Certificates must be updated no later than May. 1st , 2014. If CCC certificates are not updated by this time, the certificates will be be withdrawn.

For more information, please contact G&M Compliance, Inc. at 714.628.1020