The standard of household refrigerators and food freezers has been updated to GB 4706.13-2014 (former GB 4706.13-2008). It will be in force from 1 January 2016 and the manufacturers can now apply for China Compulsory Certification (CCC) with this new standard.
The old CCC certificate with GB 4706.13-2008 will be invalid from 1 April 2017.
For detailed schedule, please refer below:
Product name: Household refrigerators and food freezers (effective volume less than 500L)
Old standard: GB 4706.13-2008
New standard: GB 4706.13-2014
Effective date: 1 January 2016
Deadline to update old certificate: Next follow-up inspection or 1 January 2017
Deadline to withdraw old certificate: 1 April 2017