3 SELO Announcements for China Manufacturer License

The Chinese certification authority Special Equipment Licensing Office (SELO) has made three announcements regarding the China Manufacturer License (CML) for pressure components:

  1. “China Manufacture License shall not be issued to assembly companies which have not the capability of manufacturing main pressure chamber of pressure equipment such as sterilizer, ironer and etc.. However, these assembly companies are allowed to purchase pressure vessel from relevant Chinese Manufacture License holders and assemble it to the pressure equipment, the company name and license number of the manufacturer of purchased pressure vessel shall be marked on the pressure equipment.” (Announcement No.16 of SELO)
  2. “China Manufacture License shall not be issued to accumulator assembly companies which have not the capability of manufacturing accumulator shell. However, the accumulator assembly companies are allowed to purchase accumulator shell from relevant Chinese Manufacture License holders and assemble it to the accumulator, the company name and license number of the manufacturer of accumulator shell shall be marked on the accumulator. The assembled accumulator shall conduct the type test according to corresponding regulations and codes, etc.” (Announcement No.14 of SELO)
  3. “The using of the below foreign standards (see chart at end of this website) is no longer required for approval. The overseas enterprises can use the below listed foreign standards directly, but still they shall submit the conformity declaration according to the AQSIQ Announcement No.151, 2012. For the use of foreign standards for boiler and pressure vessel which are not listed below, the form of “Application for the use of pressure vessel (boiler) design code/standards” shall be submitted to SELO for approval, and the related requirement of AQSIQ Announcement No. 151, 2012 shall be implemented:” (Announcement No.19 of SELO)

In order to export pressure products, pressure equipment and lifting appliances to China, a special China Manufacturer Licence is required. The applicant must prove that the appliances are produces according to Chinese safety regulations. Not only for the production, but the following installation, alteration and maintenance also require the licence and will be supervised by the National or Local Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ).

As the unified window on behalf of AQSIQ, SELO is responsible for receiving, arranging and transmitting application documents & audit reports to AQSIQ, establishing licensing data base, printing and mailing licences, and harmonizing manufacturer surveys for the special equipment licensing.

 

Die chinesische Behörde CQC hat ihren Zertifizierungskatalog erweitert, sodass mehr Produkte ein CQC-Zertifikat bekommen können.

 

 

An obligation for the China Manufacturer Licence applies to products such as:

  • Boilers
  • Gas cylinders
  • Hot water boilers
  • Pressure vessels
  • Rupture disks (bursting discs)
  • Steam boilers
  • Tanks
  • Valves
GB 17465.4-2015 Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes

3 SELO Announcements for China Manufacturer License