China RoHS Conformity Assessment: 12 product categories affected after November 1, 2019

12 product categories (listed below) are subject to China RoHS conformity assessment if put into China’s market after November 1, 2019. An early-published official document (shortened-name as ‘Implementation Arrangements’) has finally confirmed two conformity assessment routes: one is ‘voluntary certification’ and the other is ‘self-declaration’. Providers of products in 12 categories shall take either route [...]

China RoHS finally marched into its 2nd management phase

On 15 March 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced the first batch of products included in ‘conformity management catalogue of electrical and electronic products for restricted use of hazardous’. It indicates China RoHS has finally reached its second management phase to restrict the use of hazardous substances on top of labelling[…..]