【China, 26 July 2021】On 5 July 2021, the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNCA) released the CNCA’s 2021 Announcement No. 10 on the Decision on Certified Organizations to Issue China Compulsory Certification (CCC), which officially announced Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre’s (STC) testing laboratory in Shanghai - STC (Shanghai) - as one of the newly designated laboratories to undertake CCC testing services for toys.
CCC is implemented as stipulated in the Provisions on the Administration of Compulsory Product Certification by the CNCA. Currently, there are a total of 17 categories of products listed in the scope of the CCC, including Low-voltage Electrical Apparatus, Audio-visual Equipment, Lighting Apparatus, Toys, Children’s Vehicles and more. All products (including toys) covered by the product categories of CCC are required to pass the testing of designated organizations and have CCC Marksaffixed on the products before they can be sold, imported or used for commercial purposes in China. Toys falling under CCC jurisdiction encompass 4 main types, namely Electric Toys, Plastic Toys, Metal Toys and Ride-on Toys.
STC (Shanghai), as a CCC’s designated testing laboratory, manifests once again STC’s strength and quality in offering comprehensive testing and certification services. It provides toy manufacturers and producers with economical and swift one-stop services from inspection, testing to issuing CCC certificates, in accordance with China National Toy Safety Standard GB 6675. With our extensive testing capabilities and fully-fledged team of technologists, STC (Shanghai) assists corporates in launching new certified products at a higher speed and lower cost, as well as entering the market with more ease and a faster pace, eventually enhancing corporates’ competitiveness.
Established in 2005 and invested by STC, STC (Shanghai) is approved by the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) in its establishment as an independent third-party organization in the field of product testing. STC (Shanghai) provides a wide range of services on products ranging from Textiles, Footwear, Furniture, Toys, Children’s Products, Food and Package Materials, Chemical Products, Electrical and Electronic Products, Glass and Ceramic, Vehicles’ Interior Decorations, Construction and Building Materials and other products. Obtaining accreditation by the China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) and the China Metrology Accreditation (CMA), STC (Shanghai) also offers consultative services on the inspection technology of imports and exports. Its parent Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) became the first designated CCC testing laboratory in Hong Kong in 2012 which provides CCC testing service for manufacturers and importers in Hong Kong and on the mainland. STC (Dongguan) is also one of the first designated CCC testing laboratories in China with foreign capital. Currently, STC’s CCC testing service has extended to products including Toys, Children’s Vehicles, Information Technology Equipment, Lighting Apparatus, Audio-visual Equipment, Decoration and Renovation Products and others. Over all these years, STC has been keeping abreast of industrial and trade development in the expansion of our global service network. We are striving to provide the industries with professional, reliable and comprehensive inspection and testing services through the provision of objective, fair and scientific testing reports, with an aim to safeguard consumers’ safety by ensuring technological and safety compliance of products with relevant standards.
Established in 1963 as a not-for-profit testing, inspection and certification organization, STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) offers a wide range of services, including Toys, Children's Products, Textile, Apparel, Footwear, Furniture, Electrical and Electronic Products, Medical Devices, Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products. To meet growing global demand, not only has STC set up cutting-edge testing laboratories and offices in China’s major cities such as Dongguan, Shanghai, Changzhou, Guangxi and Heilongjiang but also expanded to Vietnam, Japan, USA and Germany. Meanwhile, STC is actively exploring emerging markets to serve as “Your Global Testing, Inspection and Certification Partner”.
For details, please visit www.stc.group.
Mr. Kevin Wang Tel: +86 769 8111 9888 (ext.8633) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Rain Hang Tel: +86 21 5219 8248 (ext.8885) Email: email@example.com
Date: 3-6 Aug, 2021 (Tue - Fri)
Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex
Address: 380 Yuejiang Zhong Road, Guangzhou, China
Booth No.: Hall 12.2 A54
Welcome to STC's booth to check out the latest China CCC and international testing standards and requirements for lighting products.
【China, 22 June 2021】Recently, STC (Dongguan), a subsidiary of Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) located in Dongguan, has been officially accredited by a well-known British fashion retailer, namely NEXT, becoming one of the designated testing laboratories in China.
With the accreditation from the NEXT, it demonstrates STC's prominent position and all-round capabilities in the testing, inspection and certification aspects. Now, STC is fully responsible for testing ranging from Furniture, Home Furnishings, Apparels, Shoes, Accessories, Cosmetics and more. STC provides one-stop testing services for enterprises that are preparing to enter the British fashion retail market.
The NEXT, which is a notable retailer of affordable fashion in the UK with an extensive range of products categories, has influential in the British fashion industry due to its popularity amongst consumers.
STC (Dongguan) was established in 2005 as an independent, third-party product testing, inspection and certification centre approved by the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC). STC has been closely serving the industries, continuously expanding its service network, and committing to providing professional, reliable and comprehensive testing services for the exponential development of global trade. By issuing internationally recognized reports, STC safeguards end consumers and provides confidence in the product’s safety.
Established in 1963 as a not-for-profit testing, inspection and certification organization, STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) offers a wide range of services, including Toys, Children's Products, Textile, Apparel, Footwear, Furniture, Electrical and Electronic Products, Medical Devices, Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products. STC became the first designated non-governmental CCC testing laboratory in Hong Kong in 2012 providing CCC testing service for local manufacturers and importers. In 2014, STC (Dongguan) became one of the first designated CCC testing laboratories in China with foreign capital. STC(Dongguan) invested in full-featured medical device laboratories at Dongguan in 2015 offering a full range of biocompatibility testing for medical device manufacturers in China and globally. It also obtained the accreditation from OECD GLP in 2019. In 2020, the Hong Kong Certification Centre (HKCC), an independent product certification body set up by STC, was officially accepted by the IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components and Certification Body (IECEE CB) as the China National Certification Body (NCB) in Hong Kong. As a result, STC, offering a one-stop CB certification service, started to issue both CB Test Reports and Certificates. Over the years, STC has obtained numerous accreditations from international bodies, including CMA (China), CNAS (China), FCC (USA), CPSC (USA), Govmark (USA), IC (Canada), LUCIDEON (UK), SATRA (UK), Nemko (Norway), and CPSA (Japan), while also being a CBTL of IECEE-CB, establishing a leading position in the testing and certification industry in Southern China. To meet growing global demand, not only has STC set up cutting-edge testing laboratories and offices in China’s major cities such as Dongguan, Shanghai, Changzhou, Guangxi and Heilongjiang but also expanded to Vietnam, Japan, USA and Germany. Meanwhile, STC is actively exploring emerging markets to serve as “Your Global Testing, Inspection and Certification Partner”.
For details, please visit www.stc.group.
Mr. Kevin Wong
Tel: +86 769 8111 9888 (ext.8633)
Mr. Andy Wong
Tel: +86 769 8111 9888 (ext.8238)
Mr. Papan Zhu
Tel: +86 769 8111 9888 (ext.8615)
STC will be exhibiting at ASTRA's Marketplace & Academy 2021.
Date: 5-8 August 2021 (Thu-Sun)
Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
Booth No: 1048
See you there! Please contact us for details.
Date: 17-19 Jun, 2021 (Thu-Sat)
Venue: Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Center (Dongguan)
Booth No.: B275
Welcome to STC's booth to check out the latest food safety requirements and testing standards.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continuous support and wish you a good time during the International Labor Day.
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We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continuous support and wish you a blessed and wonderful Easter!
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【Hong Kong, 30 March 2021】On March 30, STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre), The Hong Kong Federation of Commerce For Small and Medium Enterprises (FCSME) and the Global Economic Cooperative Alliance (GECA) entered into a “Cooperation Agreement to Promote the Development of Unified Quality Standards in the Greater Bay Area” at STC’s headquarters. With a view to establishing and promoting unified quality standards for imported goods in the Greater Bay Area, so as to attract more consumers in China, Hong Kong, Macau and the Greater Bay Area, and to further improve the economy in the Greater Bay Area, Prof. Richard Fung, Chief Executive of STC, Mr. Sam Tam, Chairman of FCSME, and Mr. Thomas Yip, Vice Chairman of GECA Financial Development Committee, officiated at the signing ceremony. Also present were Dr. Franki Lee, STC’s Director of Business Development & Compliance, Mr. CK Tsang, Assistant Director of China Sales & Business Development, Ms. Elaine Cheng, President of FCSME, Ms. Shirley Li, Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, and others.
By this agreement, STC joined hands with FCSME and GECA, two not-for-profit chambers of commerce, to promote unified quality standards and safety standards in the Greater Bay Area, and the first project will be a "Bay Area Label" (provisional) to introduce high-quality Hong Kong and Korean products. This label will help consumers to identify qualified products of high acceptance and credibility. The signatory parties will jointly promote the use of the "Bay Area Label" in Shenzhen, Macau, Zhuhai and all cities in the Greater Bay Area to promote Hong Kong and Korean high-quality products among consumers in the Greater Bay Area, resulting in economic growth for the Greater Bay Area.
FCSME is a well-known not-for-profit chamber of commerce in Hong Kong. Under the guidance of the Hong Kong government, it is an international organization that specializes in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises in the Chinese community worldwide, and receives the strong support of the Hong Kong government.
GECA is a South Korean not-for-profit organization. It aims to provide a platform in economic (international trade) and social development in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America through providing network opportunities, effective and transparent partnerships, innovations, business advisory services, training and continuing education.
Prof. Richard Fung, Chief Executive of STC highlighted the significance of collaboration with FCSME and GECA in developing a set of unified quality standards and safety standards for the Greater Bay Area. The Greater Bay Area is an important hub for China's economic development in recent years. This cooperation agreement is yet another example of how STC can provide professional services in support of economic growth as a leading conformity assessment service provider recognized and respected worldwide.
Established in 1963, STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) is Hong Kong’s first independent, not-for-profit testing, inspection and certification organization. STC offers a wide range of services, including Toys, Children's products, Textile, Apparel, Footwear, Furniture, Electrical and Electronic Products, Medical Devices, Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical products. In order to meet the global demand for testing and certification services, not only has STC set up testing facilities and customer service offices in China’s major cities such as Dongguan, Shanghai, Changzhou, Guangxi and Heilongjiang, but also in countries like Germany, USA, Vietnam and Japan. For more details, please visit www.stc.group.
Ms. Angel Tai Tel: +852 2666 1813 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Welcome to STC's Booth 8.1U54
to check out the latest national and international testing
standards and requirements for medical devices
13-16 May, 2021 (Thu - Sun)
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)
Mystery Box (盲盒) is not a new selling technique but it has been a hot item for the past two years. Mystery Box covers a wide range of products, but can these products meet the toy standards and enter the global markets?
STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) was invited by HKTC (Hong Kong Toys Council) to share insights on safety requirements of mystery boxes at the “Toys & Children's Products Safety & Regulation Updates” Webinar.
Date: 19th March 2021 (Friday)
Time: 14:00pm - 15:45pm
Language: English (with Mandarin Simultaneous Interpretation)