Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - China - Electric fans


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: China

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


Agency responsible: State Administration for Market Regulation (Standardization Administration of the P.R.C.)

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 [  ], 5.7.1 [  ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Electric fan; (HS: 8414); (ICS: 27.010)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: National Standard of the P.R.C., Minimum Allowable Values of Energy Efficiency and Energy Efficiency Grades for Electric Fans (6 page(s), in Chinese)


Description of content: The standard specifies the energy efficiency grade, minimum allowable value of energy efficiency and test methods of electric fan. This standard is applicable to table fans, rotary fans, wall fans, slide fans, floor fans and ceiling fans driven by motors with single-phase rated voltage not exceeding 250V and other rated voltages not exceeding 480v.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Protection of the environment; Cost saving and productivity enhancement


Relevant documents:



Proposed date of adoption:  To be determined.

Proposed date of entry into force:  To be determined.


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


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