Kinds of CCC
There are three kinds of CCC, CCC Certificate and Outside of CCC Directory and CCC Exemption.
Definition for CCC Certificate.
For the purpose of protection of national security, human health or safety, animal and plant life or health, and environment, and prevention of deceptive practices, China Compulsory Certification (CCC), a conformity assessment system of market access, is implemented by Chinese government in line with the international practices to fulfill its commitment made at the entry into WTO to assess products’ conformity with national compulsory standards and technical specifications. One catalogue, one set of technical specifications, standards and conformity assessment procedures, one mark and one fee chart are applied to products required for CCC.
Definition for Outside of CCC Directory.
The HS code is with the category for inspection & quarantine what need CCC Certificate, but the product is beyond the scope of CCC actually.
Then we can apply for Outside of CCC Directory for this kind products to indicate this commodity needn’t CCC although it’s HS code is required CCC Certificate.
Definition for CCC Exemption.
CCC Exemption qualifications are:
a) Products for the government assistance or donation;
b) Products for the scientific search and test;
c) Products for commerical exhibition only, not to be sold.