The China Compulsory Certification (CCC) mark is a newest quality and safety mark in People's Republic of China . Since 1989, China has established a safety licensing system, including the CCIB mark (for products in 47 categories) and the CCEE "Great Wall" mark (for electrical commodities in 7 categories). In 1990s, lots of companies exporting to China were caught attention to the double certification systems, redundant testing, and dissimilar treatment of domestic and imported products. However, the CCC mark system merges the earlier marks and entails many of the reduplicate requirements as previous certifications . China 's Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA) oversees the new standards system, which was developed in response to the requirements of the country's accession to the World Trade Organization.
On May 1, 2002, CCC mark came into force in accordance with the joint announcement No.38  by the State General Administration for Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) and CNCA. The time for implementing and supervising CCC mark was decided on August1, 2003. Since then, all the products listed in Compulsory Certification Catalogue (19 species 132 products 9 industries) should bear the CCC mark issued by the specified certification organization and be pasted the CCC label before leaving factory for distribution, importing or using in the business activities.
The basic design of CCC mark