Central & South America

Argentina Electrical Testing

MET can help manufacturers selling in Argentina to attain the S-Mark, CNC Telecom Type Approval or CB Scheme certification.

Mandatory Safety: Yes – IRAM S-Mark
Mandatory EMC/TEL: Yes – CNC Telecom Type Approval

MET performs telecom testing to CNC-St2-44.01 V02.1.1 for Argentina.

Not all product categories are subject to regulatory compliance in Argentina.

 

Brazil Electrical Testing

MET can help manufacturers selling in Brazil to attain INMETRO or Anatel certification.

Mandatory Safety: Yes – INMETRO
Mandatory EMC/TEL: Yes – Anatel

MET performs telecom testing to NET 001/92, Resolution 392Resolution 473 for Brazil.

Not all product categories are subject to regulatory compliance in Brazil

Chile Electrical Testing

MET can help manufacturers selling in Chile to attain Subtel telecom regulatory compliance.

Mandatory Safety: Yes
Mandatory EMC/TEL: Yes – Subtel

Not all product categories are subject to regulatory compliance in Chile.

Colombia Electrical Testing

MET can help manufacturers selling in Colombia to attain the Icontec mark or CB Scheme certification.

Mandatory Safety: No
Mandatory EMC/TEL: No
Voluntary Mark: Icontec

Not all product categories are subject to regulatory compliance in Colombia.

Mexico Electrical Testing
 

Mexico’s Secretary of Commerce is now accepting products certified to the following standards by an NRTL/SCC-approved lab in lieu of the NOM Certification.  MET Labs was the first Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, and has the accreditations and experience to do this product safety testing and certification.

MET also performs telecom testing to NOM-152 (Digital 2M) for Mexico.

ProductCategory Mexico USA Canada
IT Equipment NOM-019-SCFI-1998 ANSI/UL 60950-1 2nd Ed CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2nd Ed
Audio/Video NOM-001-SCFI-1993 ANSI/UL 60065 7th Ed CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60065-2003 + Amendment 1: 2006
Office Appliances NOM-016-SCFI-1993 ANSI/UL 60950-1 2nd Ed or later CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2nd Ed or later

Normally, NOM certifications can only be obtained in-country. However, an exception is made in these instances where the UL and CSA standards are similar to the NOM standards.

Only those laboratories that meet ISO/IEC Guide 65, are approved by OSHA as NRTLs, and as a Certification Bodyby the SCC, will be recognized as third party testing organizations for products shipped into Mexico. MET meets all these criteria and more!

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