On 11 March, the CQC published notice of the updated standard on energy efficiency for domestic gas cooking appliances. The new standard, GB 30720-2014 was published on 9 June 2014 and will come into force from 1 April 2015. In the meantime, the new rule CQC61-448211-2015 will replace CQC61-448211-2009. Manufacturers can apply to CQC with the new standard and rule moving forward.
All old CQC certificates based on the old standard will be invalid 1 July 2016.
For more information, please refer below:
Area involved: Energy conservation + Environmentally-friendly certification
Old standard: CQC6151-2009
New standard: GB 30720-2014, CQC6151-2009§4.2§4.3
Effective date: 1 April 2015
Deadline to update old certificate: Next follow-up inspection or 1 April 2016
Deadline to withdraw old certificate: 1 July 2016
1. Rule has been updated from CQC61-448211-2009 to CQC61-448211-2014;
2. Add new standard GB 30720-2014;
3. Revise the test items and requirement in cl. 4.2.2