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1. Procedures for sending documents of conformity announcement to the Department of Industry and Trade are stipulated in Circular 21 (Circular is a legal document). In case the Company does not comply with the provisions of legal documents (here is the regulation on procedures for announcement of conformity in Circular 21), it will be sanctioned in accordance with the law.

The above behavior will be sanctioned in accordance with the Decree 119/2017 / ND-CP dated November 1, 2017 of the Government on sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of standards, measurement and quality. products and goods (specifically at Point b, Clause 3, Article 19).

2. Section 4 QCVN 01: 2017 / BCT stipulates: "Responsibility and implementation organization", specifically as follows:

- Responsibilities of the General Department of Market Management:

The General Department of Market Management is responsible for organizing and directing the Market Management Department of the provinces and centrally-run cities to inspect, control and handle violations of regulations on product and goods quality according to specified in the Regulation;

- Responsibilities of Departments of Industry and Trade in provinces and cities under central authority:

+ Receive conformity announcement and post on the information portal of the Department;

+ Report to the Ministry of Industry and Trade the number of products announced in conformity with the final week of the second and fourth quarter every year. (according to the report form No. 02 prescribed in Appendix IV attached to this Regulation).

Based on the above provisions, the Department of Industry and Trade is not responsible for inspecting and inspecting enterprises on the implementation of Circular 21.