International Certification

China Certification Update: CCC Self-Declaration System for CCC Automotive

by Rona Tumamao (October 19, 2018)

On October 1st, 2018, the Chinese government released their self-declaration system for China CCC Automotive. Please note: only local companies can register for this system. Foreign companies that need to register for China CCC Automotive Self-Declaration must use their distributors, importers, branch offices, or authorized organizations, like G&M Compliance, Inc. The following documents are required […]


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Important Changes: China Compulsory Certification (CCC) Scheme – Non-Automotive Products

by Rona Tumamao (October 10, 2018)

As part of reforming and adjusting the implementation rules of China’s CCC Scheme, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Certification & Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA) published an important announcement. As of June 16, 2018 products under Annex 1 no longer fall under the CCC scheme, but can be […]


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Finalized India TEC Telecommunication Procedure

by Rona Tumamao (October 3, 2018)

Following our previous post, India TEC has issued the finalized list of Telecommunication products requiring India TEC Certification. Any products noted below that are sold or imported into India will require testing and certification. Column two of the list below note Simplified Certification Scheme (SCS), or General Certification Scheme (GCS). The SCS process, the applicant […]


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India TEC Telecommunication Update

by Rona Tumamao (September 28, 2018)

India TEC (Telecommunication Engineering Centre) has announced the following Telecommunication products sold or imported into India will require testing and certification. It is interesting to see that servers are no longer on this required list. At this time, the certification scheme/ process has not been finalized. Note, this information may change depending on the readiness […]


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Japan to Harmonize ITE and A/V standards to IEC 62368-1

by Rona Tumamao (September 6, 2018)

The Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JIS C) has announced they will be harmonizing ITE and A/V standards to IEC 62368-1 2nd Edition. This standard, which is to replace UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950 and 60065 on December 20, 2020, will go in effect in Japan on July 20, 2018. The official standard will be: JIS C 62368-1. It […]


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New Singapore Enterprise Requirements

by Rona Tumamao (July 24, 2018)

As of April 2nd 2019, Singapore SPRING and Singapore IE statutory boards will merge to become Singapore Enterprise. Products that have existing certification or will obtain certification before April 2019 will be able to change to the new Singapore Enterprise logo until April 2nd 2022 with no penalty. Products that have the old Singapore SPRING […]


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China Cyber Security Certification

by Rona Tumamao (July 18, 2018)

  Certification of Network Equipment for Specific Network Security Products On June 27th, 2018, CNCA published the new rule for certification of Network Equipment for specific Network Security Products. Products that fall under the first product category of Network equipment and Network Security Products can now apply for certification. This certification process is similar to […]


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News: India BIS Power Supply Certification

by Rona Tumamao (June 19, 2018)

On September 8, 2016, India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an announcement regarding Storage Power Supplies. The Indian government has confirmed that power supplies (both internal and external) used in Servers and/or Storage Devices will require mandatory India BIS Certification. This went into effect on January 1st, 2017. It is important to note […]


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News: India TEC (Telecom Equipment Certification)

by Rona Tumamao (June 15, 2018)

Mandatory as of: October 1st, 2018   As of October 1st, 2018, the Government of India, Department of Telecommunications, will officially implement mandatory testing & certification of ALL telecom equipment that is to be sold or imported into India. This Telecom Equipment Certification (TEC) is valid for five (5) years. Test reports from TEC-accredited labs […]


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News: Update to China RoHS Requirements

by Rona Tumamao (June 8, 2018)

  China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released their new catalogue for products requiring China RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances). China RoHS sets mandatory restrictions on hazardous substances for lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE). This catalogue will go into effect March 12, 2019. The […]


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