Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

New EMC standard – GB/T 9254.1-2021 and Safety standard – GB 4943.1-2022 for Communication equipment.

The new Chinese EMC standard GB/T 9254.1-2021 is effective since 1st of July 2022. This new standard for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is based on the International standard CISPR 32:2015. Most information technology equipment needs CCC certification in China.

 Previously certification was divided according to product category.

Standard GB/T 9254-2008 regulated the EMC guidelines for general information technology equipment, while standard GB/T 13837-2012 was specifically aimed at television and radio equipment.

Going forward all new certification applications must be submitted as per  the new standard. Chinese authorities have granted a transition period for existing CCC certifications. All CCC certificates must be updated to the new standard by July 31, 2024.

Manufacturers whose CCC certificates are still based on the old standard must adapt their certificates to the new standards which requires to submit an application and corresponding testing as applicable.

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Praveen Rao

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

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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