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April 2nd, 2018
Brazil – New INMETRO Certification Requirements for Streetlights (Luminaires)

By: Aurora Paguia / UL LATAM Regulatory Program Expert The broader Latin America market is appealing for many manufacturers, but it is important to remember that market access requirements may differ from country to country. This means it is often helpful to work with local representatives and an organization with a global understanding of market… read more

October 17th, 2017
UL Announces Collaboration with OCS Group

The need for operational excellence and safety in oil and gas has never been greater.  Achieving higher levels of safety and performance while simultaneously reducing resources can be challenging; and is the reason for an expanding knowledge gap.  To help with this, UL and OCS Group are collaborating to provide solutions for certification and training… read more

August 25th, 2017
Comprehensive Audit Solutions for Better Global Market Access

Due to the explosive atmosphere present in hazardous locations, there are potentially costly consequences if issues arise, but quality system audits and surveillance services can help reduce the risk of issues. With UL, you can customize your hazardous location solutions and stay in compliance with global regulations by consolidating multiple audits with one trusted source…. read more

September 7th, 2016
INMETRO Ordinance 54 postponed

INMETRO postponed the implementation of the Ordinance 54 that replaces the Ordinance 350. The implementation date is expected to be in 2017. The contents of this new legislation were already made public when it was published months ago. This new Ordinance will introduce new requirements and will inevitably make requirements more demanding. Here are some… read more

December 7th, 2015
UL Webinar: ANATEL & INMETRO – Brazilian Market Access for Consumer Technologies

This webinar is focused on Brazilian Market Access for consumer technology products in compliance with ANATEL & INMETRO mandatory certification programs. We will discuss the current requirements in force today and how to meet these requirements to gain access to the market. Main Topics: Why Brazil? Which are the regulations in place? Process overview Learning… read more

October 16th, 2015
INMETRO Publishes Guide to Textile Labeling

BRAZIL – The National Institute of Metrology Standardization and Industrial Quality (INMETRO) of Brazil has published a primer booklet, Você Sabe Para que Serve a Etiqueta (Do You Know What the Label Is For?), to help consumers understand the symbolism related to product conservation and ways to make more appropriate choices, preserving clothes and consumer’s… read more

October 16th, 2015
INMETRO Publishes Decree to Extend Regulation for the Safety of Children’s Cots

BRAZIL – The Brazilian National Institute of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality (INMETRO) has published Decree No. 422 to establish the mandatory general and technical requirements for suppliers when placing children’s cots on the national market. The decree also specifies the need to label and mark domestic children’s cots with the following information in Portuguese:… read more

August 13th, 2015
UL Webinar: ANATEL & INMETRO – Brazilian Market Access for Consumer Technologies

This webinar is focused on the access to Brazilian market for consumer technology products in compliance with ANATEL & INMETRO mandatory certification programs. We will discuss the current requirements in force today and how to meet these requirements to gain access to the market. Main Topics Why Brazil? Which are the regulations in place? Process… read more

May 22nd, 2015
Market Access to Brazil: Safety Testing and Certification of Appliances for the INMETRO UL-BR Mark

As a result of acquiring the Brazilian electrical safety and energy efficiency-testing laboratory Testtech in March 2013, UL is now a full-service appliance testing and certification provider for INMETRO. In addition to electrical safety testing, Testtech provides energy efficiency and performance testing for appliances and lighting products. UL Testtech is also an accredited provider of… read more

March 16th, 2015
INMETRO Consults on Cadmium and Lead in Jewelry

Brazil’s National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) has opened a public consultation to gather information on the proposed prohibited marketing or sale of jewelry containing more than 0.01% of cadmium or 0.03% of lead. The restriction would cover jewelries for both adults and children. Testing records from accredited laboratories regarding lead and cadmium… read more