China China publishes drafts on 5 compulsory national standards

Including “Household and similar electrical appliances general requirements-Product safety”

On July 22, 2021, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published drafts on 5 compulsory national standards, including “Household and similar electrical appliances general requirements-Product safety” and launched a call for opinions. The comment period is from July 21, 2021 to September 20, 2021. The following is a summary of the 5 standards.

Standard name

Standard Overview Substituted standards

Effective date (proposed)

Helmets for motorcyclists and electric bicyclists This standard specifies terms and definitions, types, shapes, specifications, requirements, test methods, inspection provisions, labeling, packaging, transportation, and storage of helmets for motorcyclists and electric bicyclists.

This standard applies to helmets worn by the occupants (including the driver and passengers) of motorcycles and electric bicycles.

GB811-2010 6 months after official announcement
Household and similar electrical appliances – general requirements of product safety This standard specifies general safety terms and definitions, requirements, and verification methods for household and similar electrical appliances.

This standard applies to household and similar electrical appliances at each stage of its life cycle, including installation, use, maintenance, and repair. This standard is also applicable to electrical parts of sporting goods and electric toys.

GB4343.1-2009

GB4706.61-2008

GB17625.1-2012

GB/T17626.3-2016

12 months after official announcement
Light source – safety requirements This standard specifies requirements for the safety of light sources, and includes general requirements, labeling, explanations, electrical safety, temperature safety, mechanical safety, safety in case of abnormal operation, moisture-proof, dust-proof, etc.

 

GB14196.1-2008

GB14196.2-2008

GB14196.3-2008

GB16843-2008

GB16844-2008

GB18774-2002

GB19652-2005

GB21554-2008

GB24819-2009

GB24906-2010

GB30422-2013

6 months after official announcement
Control gear and other auxiliaries for electric lighting products – safety requirements This standard specifies safety requirements (including technical requirements and verification methods) for control gears for light sources that use both or either direct current of 1000 V or less and alternating current of 1000 V or less at 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

 

GB19510.1-2009

GB19510.2-2009

GB19510.210-2013

GB19510.3-2009

GB19510.4-2009

GB19510.5-2005

GB19510.6-2005

GB19510.7-2005

GB19510.8-2009

GB19510.9-2009

GB19510.10-2009

GB19510.12-2005

GB19510.13-2007

GB9510.14-2009

6 months after official announcement
Luminaires and electrical supply track systems for luminaires- Safety requirements This standard specifies the labeling, mechanical structure, electrical structure, and photobiological safety requirements for luminaires and electrical supply track systems for luminaires.

 

GB19510.3-2009

GB19510.4-2009

GB19510.5-2005

GB19510.6-2005

GB19510.7-2005

GB19510.8-2009

GB19510.9-2009, etc.

6 months after official announcement

 

The draft of the above GB drafts can be viewed at the following URL (in simplified Chinese).
https://www.miit.gov.cn/gzcy/yjzj/art/2021/art_671c3025873f46bbaba9288effe8c402.html