Invite Comments on the Proposed Amendments to Hong Kong Safety Mark Schemes

The Hong Kong Safety Mark Scheme (HKSM) was launched in 1998 and has been widely recognized by the public for over 25 years. With the aim to improve the creditability of HKSM, HKCC will regularly review the Scheme to ensure its continual suitability while adapting to the international certification trends and practices. The following HKSM certification schemes have recently completed the review and an updated edition has been proposed. Before this new version is officially released, we sincerely invite all parties interested in the Schemes to provide feedback and opinions on the changes:

1. HKSM Scheme No.: CC/SCH/001
Scheme Title: Electrical Products – Household and Similar Use Appliances
Current Version: CC/SCH/001 (Electrical Product) Rev. 1 -
Proposed Version: CC/SCH/001 (Electrical Product) Rev. 2 -

2. HKSM Scheme No.: CC/SCH/002
Scheme Title: Audio and Video Equipment
Current Version: CC/SCH/002 (Audio and Video Equipment) Rev. 1 -
Proposed Version: CC/SCH/002 (Audio and Video Equipment) Rev. 2 -

3. HKSM Scheme No.: CC/SCH/003
Scheme Title: Information Technology Equipment, including electric business equipment
Current Version: CC/SCH/003 (Information Technology Equipment) Rev. 1 -
Proposed Version: CC/SCH/003 (Information Technology Equipment) Rev. 2 -

4. HKSM Scheme No.: CC/SCH/004
Scheme Title: Luminaires
Current Version: CC/SCH/004 (Luminaires) Rev. 1 -
Proposed Version: CC/SCH/004 (Luminaires) Rev. 2 -

Amendment Summary -

Please use this Comment Form ( to provide your feedback and send to email: or fax +852 2661 3181 by 15 May 2024. Your invaluable views and comments will help us provide more professional certification services.

Hong Kong Certification Centre and Korea Testing and Research Institute – MOU Signing

【27 March 2024, Guangdong, China】 Hong Kong Certification Centre (HKCC), a subsidiary of Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Testing and Research Institute (KTR). KTR’s president and a delegation of top management from Korea attended the signing ceremony held in STC (Guangdong).

The MOU is related to the cooperation and exchange in three major fields, including the biodegradability-related testing and certification, the ECO-related testing and certification, as well as the technical information exchange and business promotion. In addition to signing the MOU, the delegation also visited the laboratories of STC (Guangdong). They deeply admired STC's leading testing techniques and sophisticated testing equipment, and expressed that they would work closely with STC and HKCC to foster business development in testing and certification.

About HKCC
Hong Kong Certification Centre (HKCC) was established in 1998. It is a certification body under the Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC), providing one-stop certification services to help clients obtain the certifications to enter local and overseas markets in a convenient, time-saving and cost-effective way. HKCC is the only China’s National Certification Body (NCB) in Hong Kong that has joined the IEC System for Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components, and is qualified to issue CB certificates. For more information about HKCC, please visit the

About STC
Established in 1963, Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, providing over 60 years of testing, inspection, and certification expertise. It offers a wide range of conformity assessment services for myriad products including Toys, Children’s Products, Textiles, Apparel, Footwear, Furniture, Electrical and Electronic Products, Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products, Medical Devices, and PCBs as well as Rail Transit and Automotive Parts. To meet the growing global demand for testing and certification services, not only has STC set up cutting-edge testing laboratories and offices in China’s major regions, such as Guangdong, Shanghai, Changzhou and Guangxi, but it has also established offices and testing laboratories in Vietnam, Japan, the USA and Germany. Simultaneously, STC is expanding its business scale to offer comprehensive, professional testing and inspection services to clients from all sectors. For more details about STC, please visit our website:

Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre and Hong Kong Certification Centre 2023 Certificate Award Ceremony cum Product Safety Carnival

You are cordially invited to Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) andHong Kong Certification Centre (HKCC) 2023 Certificate Award Ceremony cum Product Safety Carnival.

The theme of this event is to enhance public awareness of product safety and promote the importance of safety certification. The highlight of the 7-day carnival will be the 2023 Certificate Award Ceremony, which willbe held at 4 p.m – 6 p.m, 29th May 2023 (Monday). A key government official is invited to present certificates to companies who have successfully obtained the certification.

Additionally, STC will appoint two well-known artists as the new ambassadors. The safety ambassadors will not only perform on-site and interact with the audience, but also promote product safety messages together with STC and HKCC.

The details of the Ceremony are as follows:

Date: 29th May 2023 (Monday)

Venue: Citywalk, 1 & 18 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong

Time: 4 p.m – 6 p.m

To celebrate this annual event and our subscribers’ achievements in product safety, we would like to extend to you our warmest invitation to attend this ceremony and to thank you once again for your ardent support of the Hong Kong Certification Centre. We look forward to seeing you.

Should you have any enquiry, please contact Ms. Eunice Chiu at +852 2661 2083, or email to You could also fax to +852 2661 3181.

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