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GB 31241-2022 for Safety Technical Specifications will replace the current GB 31241-2014 standard

China CQC (China Quality Certification Centre) has issued a notice on February 27th 2023 that GB 31241-2022 for Safety Technical Specifications will replace the current GB 31241-2014 standard for Lithium-ion Batteries and Battery Packs for Portable Electronic Products

The new standard GB 31241-2022 will be effective from 01st January 2024, lithium-ion cells and batteries may be covered by CCC certification, battery registration for China. Manufacturers are allowed to obtain the certificate as per the old standards up to 31st of December 2023 as per their requirements. It si mandatory to follow the new standards from 1st January 2024.

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA