October 2013 Blog Posts

UN/DOT 38.3 Transportation Testing Required for Lithium Battery Safety During Shipping

GET A QUOTE FOR Battery TESTING Nearly all lithium batteries are required to pass section 38.3 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, to ensure the safety of lithium batteries during shipping. Take advantage of MET’s single-source testing laboratories to meet battery safety requirements during shipping and throughout its lifetime. UN/DOT 38.3: Lithium Battery... Read More

COFETEL Replaced by IFETEL for Mexico Telecom Approvals

As of September 2013, the Mexican telecommunications agency, the Federal Telecommunications Commission (COFETEL), has been replaced by IFETEL (Federal Institute of Telecommunications).  IFETEL will be in charge of the Mexico telecom type approval processes for all equipment requiring testing for importation into Mexico.  COFETEL will no longer exist.  IFETEL’s responsibilities will include: Define the radiofrequency... Read More