QCVN 101:2020/BTTTT - National Technical Regulation for Lithium Batteries for Handheld Devices

On 9th July 2020, Vietnam Regulator - the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) - released Circular 15/2020/TT-BTTTT, which issues a new national technical regulation for lithium batteries for handheld devices - QCVN 101:2020/BTTTT.

The new standard will take effect from 1st July 2021.

QCVN 101:2020/BTTTT will replace existing standard QCVN 101:2016/BTTTT from this date, and will be applicable to lithium batteries for laptops, mobile phones and tablet devices.

All currently approved batteries which will be on the Vietnam market from 1st July 2021 must be retested under new technical regulation QCVN 101:2020/BTTTT, in order to maintain compliance.