China: New amendment on safety certification rules for Li-ion cells and batteries

Changes have been made effective on 13 March.

The amendment to the standard CQC11-464114-2014, announced last month by China Certification Centre (CQC), concerns Lithium-ion cells and batteries used in portable electronic equipment.


Major changes:

  1. Addition of new certification procedures;
  2. Adjusting Article 3.2.2 regarding application documentation to be submitted;
  3. Amending Article 7 regarding follow-up supervision after obtaining certification

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