Headphones (CCCN 8518.30.10.00.1&8518.30.20.00.9&8518.30.32.00.5&8518.30.39.00.8); Headphones and earphones, whether or not combined with microphone, and sets consisting of a microphone and one or more loudspeakers (excl. telephone sets, hearing aids and helmets with built-in headphones, whether or not incorporating a microphone) (HS 851830)
Proposal for Legal Requirements for Headphones (3 page(s), in English; 4 page(s), in Chinese)
Nowadays, headphones are widely used. The excessive use of smartphones and audio devices with headphones may cause hearing loss of consumers. In order to enhance consumer protection, the BSMI intends to regulate the inspection requirements for headphones. Two alternative conformity assessment procedures, are made available for the choice of applicants, i.e. Registration of Product Certification (RPC) or Type-Approved Batch Inspection (TABI).