Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - China - Lithium-ion battery for electric bicycle

NOTIFICATION

The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6

 

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Notifying Member: CHINA

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

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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:

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Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:

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Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): lithium-ion battery for electric bicycle (HS code(s): 850760); (ICS code(s): 43.140)

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Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: National Standard of the P.R.C., Safety technical specification of lithium-ion battery for electric bicycle; (15 page(s), in Chinese)

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Description of content: This document specifies the safety requirements and test methods for lithium-ion cells and batteries used in electric bicycles.

This document applies to lithium-ion cells and batteries for electric bicycles that comply with the specification of GB 17761.

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Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Protection of human health or safety; Quality requirements

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Relevant documents:

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Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: 12 months after approval

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Final date for comments: 60 days from notification

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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 National Notification and Enquiry Center of the People's Republic of China

Tel+86 10 57954633/ 57954627

E_mail: tbt@customs.gov.cn