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India TEC Update -Delay in implementation

by Rona Tumamao (March 22, 2019)

Per our previous blog post, India TEC advised there was a delay in India TEC implementation. It has been announced by the Government of India Ministry of Communications that all telecom equipment that require India TEC Certification will be mandatory, effective August 1st, 2019. For additional information, please contact G&M Compliance, Inc. at 714-628-1020.


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China SRRC – State Radio Regulation of China Announcement

by Rona Tumamao (March 8, 2019)

China SRRC recently announced a new regulation for wireless products.  As of March 1st, 2019, SRRC certified products (including SRRC approved modules, excluding short-range micro power devices) must follow a sales reporting process.  A local Chinese company will be required to register with MIIT via a web portal. G&M can assist companies complete the filing […]


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India BIS Mark Update

by Rona Tumamao (February 22, 2019)

The Bureau of Indian Standards has announced beginning January 30, 2019, there will be an India BIS Mark update. All products that fall under IS 302, which includes adapters for household and similar electrical appliances, will need to revise their India BIS Mark to reflect the following: New India BIS Mark Previously, the equivalent IEC […]


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New Thailand Safety Requirements for Portable Power Banks

by Rona Tumamao (February 6, 2019)

As of January 9, 2019, the Thailand Ministry of Industry finalized and published new Thailand Standard: TIS 2879-2560. This standard advises of safety requirements for portable power banks. The standard includes safety requirements, testing, marking, and required warnings and instructions  for portable power banks and any portable energy-storage devices that contain secondary batteries. Please note, […]


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New India Market Surveillance Policy

by Rona Tumamao (January 11, 2019)

MeitY (Indian government body in charge of BIS surveillance requirements) recently announced that there will be a change in the market surveillance procedure for products registered under the Compulsory Registration Scheme. MeitY has entrusted STPI (Software Technology Parks of India) with the administration of the new surveillance procedure.  This includes activities such as procurement, storage, […]


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India TEC- Delay in Implementation

by Rona Tumamao (January 2, 2019)

Per our previous blog post, India TEC advised a portion of their finalized India TEC list required certification by January 1st, 2019. As of December 31st, 2018, however, the Ministry of Communication for the Government of India has advised this date has been changed. A new notification will be sent shortly regarding the new due […]


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Important Change: India BIS Marking

by Rona Tumamao (December 13, 2018)

Beginning March 1st, 2019, the India Bureau of India Standard has advised the following change to India BIS Marking. Users of the India BIS Mark will now be required to include the official India BIS website, www.bis.gov.in along with their India BIS Registration Number and Standard Mark on their products. For additional information, please contact […]


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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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