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News Alert – Brazilian ANATEL Certification Changes

by G&M Compliance (May 2, 2013)

As of May 2, 2013, the Brazilian telecommunications agency ANATEL has announced that the agency will be changing its internal policies, procedures and departments effective immediately. This change will immediately impact all current certificate approvals currently in process by ANATEL. At this point there is no definitive timeline of when ANATEL will resume approvals of […]


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Medical Device Standard Transition Dates – IEC 60601 3rd edition

by G&M Compliance (May 2, 2013)

European Union (EU) General Standard June 1, 2012 European Union (EU) Particular Standards Varies* Canada General Standard June 1, 2012 Canada Particular Standards Varies* United States of America (FDA) July 1, 2013 Brazil Jan. 1, 2014 Japan Published June 1, 2012 *(Transition potentially 2017) Taiwan & Singapore Recognize 3rd Edition, no transition date announced Other […]


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ROHS II will be Mandatory on July 22nd, 2014 for Medical, Control and Measurement Equipment

by G&M Compliance (May 2, 2013)

On July 22, 2014, the RoHS II legislative Directive becomes mandatory for medical devices, monitoring and control equipment placed on the market in the European Union. Manufacturers, importers and distributors have specific obligations in order to meet the objective of this Directive. One method for achieving a Presumption of Conformity to the RoHS II Directive […]


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New China GB Standard for Motor-Operated Electric Tools

by G&M Compliance (April 22, 2013)

The China standard, GB 3883.2-2012 for Safety of Hand-held Motor-operated Electric Tools – Part 2: Particular Requirements for Screwdrivers and Impact Wrenches was published on Nov. 5th, 2012. It will be in effect on May 1st, 2013 to replace the old version. Details are as follows. 1. For manufacturers that hold the old version of […]


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China Cracks Down on Illegal Certification Activities

by G&M Compliance (April 21, 2013)

Earlier this month, the Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of Yixing, Jiangsu province, inspected an export enterprise and found out that the Quality management system certification and environmental management system certification of the enterprise were invalid. The documents were issued by an Australian certification body which is not approved by CNCA. It turns out that this […]


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New KC Agency Restructuring in South Korea

by G&M Compliance (April 21, 2013)

The new regime change in South Korea earlier this year (February, 2013) will bring changes to the KC certification scheme. The MKE (Ministry of Knowledge and Economy), the Safety authority, has been changed to MOTIE (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy). The KCC (Korea Communications Commission), the EMC/RF/Telecom authority, has been changed to MSIP (Ministry […]


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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 […]


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China Implementation of New GB Standard for Air Conditioning Equipment – CCC Certification

by G&M Compliance (April 1, 2013)

Compulsory certification Standard GB4706.32-2012 covering Air Conditioning Equipment (Household and similar electrical appliances safety and the special requirements of heat pump, air conditioner and dehumidifier) has been published and will be implemented starting May 1st, 2013. It will replace the current GB4706.32-2004 standard. GB standard GB4706.1-2005 (Safety of Household and similar electrical appliances. Part 1: […]


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EU RoHS 2 – New EU RoHS Directive

by G&M Compliance (April 1, 2013)

Five years after the introduction of RoHS, a new European Union RoHS Directive (known as RoHS2) was adopted by the European Council on 27 May 2011. The new Member State RoHS2 Regulations will take effect 18 months after its adoption. However, many companies are not aware of the new RoHS2 scope, the obligations of distributors […]


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China Establishes a Unified Low-Carbon Product Certification System

by G&M Compliance (March 28, 2013)

On March 20th, 2013, CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration) announced that a “low carbon product certification management interim measures” was formulated jointly with NDRC (National Development and Reform Committee) in China. According to this INTERIM MEASURES, China will build a unified low-carbon product certification system to regulate the low-carbon product certification activities in order to […]


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