Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu - Fans
作者: The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible:

Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI)
No.4, Sec. 1, Jinan Rd.
Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan
Tel: +(886-2) 2343-1783
Fax: +(886-2) 3343-3991

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [  ], 5.6.2 [X], 5.7.1 [  ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable):

1. Fans

2. Vacuum cleaners & Water-suction cleaners

3. Electric food grinders

4. Electric food mixers

5. Electric juice extractors/ fruit squeezers

6. Electric hair setting curlers

7. Electric massage appliances

 - Fans : (HS 84145); Domestic food grinders and mixers and fruit or vegetable juice extractors, with self-contained electric motor (HS 850940); Electromechanical domestic appliances, with self-contained electric motor (excl. vacuum cleaners, dry and wet vacuum cleaners, food grinders and mixers, fruit or vegetable juice extractors, and hair-removing appliances) (HS 850980); Electro-thermic hairdressing apparatus (excl. hairdryers) (HS 851632); Electro-thermic appliances, for domestic use (excl. hairdressing appliances and hand dryers, space-heating and soil-heating apparatus, water heaters, immersion heaters, smoothing irons, microwave ovens, ovens, cookers, cooking plates, boiling rings, grillers, roasters, coffee makers, tea makers and toasters) (HS 851679); Mechano-therapy appliances; massage apparatus; psychological aptitude-testing apparatus (HS 901910); - Other : (HS 95069)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Proposal for Amendments to the Legal Requirements for Fans and 6 Other Electrical Appliances (6 page(s), in English; 7 page(s), in Chinese)


Description of content: In response to the safety concerns of secondary batteries which resulted in increasing incidents of explosion, the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) proposes to include products with secondary cells/batteries in the inspection scope based on a staged approach. This proposal covers fans and 6 other electrical appliances and the secondary cells/batteries used by these products shall comply with CNS 15364: 2013 and Sections "vibration" and "mechanical shock" of CNS 62133-2: 2018. Relevant administrative arrangements for products already certified are provided.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Protection of human health or safety


Relevant documents:

·        The Commodity Inspection Act;

·        CNS 60335-1: 2014;

·        CNS 60335-2-2: 2015;

·        CNS 60335-2-14: 2015;

·        CNS 60335-2-23:2015;

·        CNS 60335-2-32:2015;

·        CNS 60335-2-80:2015;

·        CNS 13783-1: 2013;

·        CNS 15663: 2013 Section 5 "Marking of Presence"


Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: 1 January 2023


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


Texts available from: National enquiry point [X] or address, telephone and fax numbers and email and website addresses, if available, of other body:

WTO/TBT Enquiry Point
Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
Ministry of Economic Affairs
No.4 , Sec. 1, Jinan Rd., Zhongzheng Dist.
Taipei City 100, Taiwan
Tel: +(886 2) 3343-5140
Fax: +(886 2) 2343-1804