CQC: A new standard for Lithium-ion Batteries and Battery Packs for Portable Electronic Products
China CQC (China Quality Certification Centre) issued a notice on 27th February 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 1st January 2024, lithium-ion cells and batteries may be covered by CCC certification and battery registration for China. Manufacturers are allowed to obtain the certificate as per the old standards up to the 31st December 2023 as per their requirements. It is mandatory to follow the new standards from 1st January 2024.
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