China CCC certificate: Lithium Ion Batteries and Battery Packs standard update



GB 31241-2022 : Safety of Lithium Ion Batteries and Battery Packs for Portable Electronic Products was released on December 29, 2022 and will be implemented from January 1, 2024, replacing GB 31241-2014.


1. From March 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023, applicants can voluntarily choose to implement certification according to the new or old standards. From January 1, 2024, certification bodies will adopt the new standard to implement certification and issue the certificate according to the new standard.


2. For products that have been certified according to the old standard, the holder of certificate can voluntarily apply for converting the new-standard certificate, where the applicant shall supplement the difference test and complete the product confirmation and certificate renewal  after the implementation of the new standard and before the end of the first follow-up inspection. The conversion of all old certificates should be completed before December 31, 2024; for those beyond the time limit, CQC will suspend the certificate. If the certificate conversion has not been completed by March 31, 2025, CQC will revoke the old-standard certificate.


3. For certified products that have been delivered and put on the market before December 31, 2023 and are no longer produced, there is no need for certificate conversion.




Created on:2023-06-16 15:27
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