Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

EAEU will introduce smartphones and laptop marking 

The proposal of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council to identify telephone sets and portable computer equipment weighing up to 10 kg with marking measures will take effect on November 9, in compliance with the regulation specified in Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Decision No. 110, dated September 27, 2023.  The EAEU allows member states to develop […]

China MIIT published a notice amending the format and coding requirements for radio transmitting equipment (CMIIT ID Code) for Type Approval certifications.

The MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) published new ID encoding guidelines for the State Radio Regulatory Commision (SRRC) on August 31, 2023.    This guideline is the revision of the “Radio Transmission Equipment Type Approval Certificate Format” and the “Radio Transmission Equipment Type Approval Code Coding Rules”.    This ID will be 12 […]

New Type Approval Technical Requirements and Test Methods

New Type Approval Technical Requirements and Test Methods for Wireless LAN Equipment Adopting IEEE 802.11be Technical Standards On June 1, 2023, the State Radio Regulation of China (SRRC) will hold a public consultation on the technical requirements and test procedures for the new type approval of WLAN equipment that adopts the IEEE 802.11be technical standard.  […]

Indian and Global Monthly Newsletter: April 2023 Addition.

Stay up-to-date on the latest compliance and certification news with C-PRAV’s monthly newsletter!  Our April 2023 edition is out now! We welcome your feedback as we strive to continually improve our services. With a team of subject matter experts and vast experience in product testing and approvals, C-PRAV is a trusted knowledge and certification partner […]

Notice of the New Standard’s Implementation Requirements

China Notice of the New Standard’s Implementation Requirements for Electronic Products and Safety Accessories, Lighting Appliances, Household and Similar Equipment (GB 17625.1-2022) In accordance with the relevant requirements of the new standard GB 17625.1-2022, the China Quality Certification Centre (CQC) issued a notice on the mandatory product certification for electronic products and safety accessories, lighting […]

Type Acceptance criteria for 5G New Radio Repeater Equipment operating below 6GHz.

Hong Kong The Type Acceptance Criteria for 5GNR Repeater Equipment Operating Below 6GHz with Standard No. was published on March 28, 2023, by Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) TAC 012 ISSUE 1 March 2023. The criteria for 5G New Radio (NR) repeater equipment of repeater type 1-C operating in frequency bands below […]

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 […]

Consultation on UWB (7 GHz) and RFID (900 MHz) by China MIIT

The “900MHz Frequency Band Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Equipment Radio Management Regulations (Draft for Comments)” and “Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Equipment Radio Management  Regulations” consultation was launched by China MIIT on January 4, 2023.   The Regulations on the Application of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in the 800/900MHz Band was organized by the Radio Management Bureau […]

CCC List Modification

China CCC list has been modified – September 2022.Safety test standard GB 4943.1 2022 has been issued by China on July 19, 2022. This was adopted by CCC and CQC Certification for Audio Video and IT equipment.

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