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China – Energy Efficiency, CEL Product Scope Expansion and New Standard for Lighting Products


September 24, 2019

By Chian Haw YONG, ASEAN Global Market Access Lead

The China Energy Label (CEL) regulator issued a public consultation notice (already closed) for expanding product scope coverage to the following products based on the following standards. Both MEPS and Energy Efficiency Grade are established within the standards. The implementation date is targeted to be May 1, 2020.

Product Standard
LED luminaires for road and tunnel lighting GB 37478-2019


Apart from that, public consultation is also required for adopting new standards for the following products:

Product Standard
LED products for indoor lighting LED products for indoor lighting

Implementation of above new standard adoption is targeted to be May 1, 2020.

How UL can help:

  1. Testing and issue test reporting according to the newly adopted GB standard from UL CEL test lab
  2. Monitoring and keep manufacturers informed about the regulatory changes
  3. Providing training to manufacturers regarding the new requirements in the newly adopt GB standard