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September 15th, 2017
Lumen Insights Issue 3 2017

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Get insightful news on upcoming training opportunities for the lighting industry, ENERGY STAR® program updates, and much more. In this Issue: Promoting Safety in Electric Signs for Over 100 Years Spotlight: Letter From Roberto Inclinati Upcoming UL Education & Training for the Lighting Industry Brighter Lights on Global Safety:… read more

September 13th, 2017
Mexico: New Standards for Lighting Products

By: Aurora Paguia / UL LATAM Regulatory Program Expert DGN (Dirección General de Normalización – General Direction of Standardization) in conjunction with ANCE (Asociación de Normalización y Certificación – Certification and Standardization Organization Association) and NYCE (Normalización y Certificación – Certification and Standardization Association), worked continuously on the revision of the different standards to strengthen… read more

June 29th, 2017
UL Makes it Easier to Export Your Refrigerators, Ovens and Washing Machines* to the Mexico Market

FIRST IN SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST Based on our new agreement approved by the Mexican government, if you choose UL, you are no longer required to send samples to Mexico for NOM-003-SCFI-2014 safety testing UL is proud to announce our enhanced  NOM-003-SCFI-2014 certificate services. We are the first to provide these more flexible safety testing… read more

June 28th, 2017
UL Makes it Easier to Export Your Products to the Mexico Market

UL is proud to announce our enhanced NOM-003-SCFI-2014 certificate services. Based on our new agreement approved by the Mexican government, if you choose UL, you are no longer required to send samples to Mexico for NOM-003-SCFI-2014 safety testing. We are now the first to provide these more flexible safety testing options to the market. Convenience… read more

May 24th, 2017
An Easier Path to the NOM Mark

The expertise of UL Mexico meets the flexibility of global testing Historically, manufacturers wishing to sell products in Mexico could only obtain the NOM Mark by sending samples to an accredited lab in Mexico. UL Mexico has been accredited and approved by the Mexican Authorities to grant the use of this mark, but we understood… read more

May 22nd, 2017
Streamlining Market Access to Mexico

Until recently, manufactures wishing to sell low voltage fuses, distribution & control equipment, wiring devices and circuit breakers in Mexico could only obtain the Norma Oficial MexicanaI (NOM) Mark by sending samples to an accredited lab in Mexico. Though UL in Mexico has been accredited and approved by the Mexican Authorities and Regulators to issue… read more

July 19th, 2016
Mexico Publishes Herbal Medicines Standard

Mexico has published Mexican Official Standard NOM-073-SSA1-2015, Stability of Drugs and Medicines as well as Herbal Remedies in its Official Gazette on June 6, 2016. The standard establishes the specifications and requirements of the stability studies, and design and implementation, which should apply to drugs, medicines and herbal remedies for human use that are marketed in national… read more

July 19th, 2016
Mexico Declares Hosiery Quality Standard

The Ministry of Economy, through the Directorate-General for Standards, has issued “NMX-A-215-INNTEX-2015,” a standard which establishes quality specifications for hosiery and cancels NMX-A-215-INNTEX-2009. The standard will take effect on July 25, 2016, 60 days after its publication in the Diario Oficial de la Federación. Source in Spanish

March 16th, 2015
Mexico Announces Implementation of Import Licensing Requirement for Footwear

The government of Mexico has announced the implementation of import licensing measures designed to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of domestic footwear manufacturers. The requirements establish nontariff regulations and restrictions on footwear imports in accordance with the Foreign Trade Law that includes automatic prior licenses. The licensing requirements stipulate the following: Labeling of information in… read more

September 4th, 2014
Effective Soon: Mexican Mandatory Energy Efficiency Regulations NOM-032-ENER-2013 for Consumer Technology products with Standby Feature

This January, the Comisión Nacional Para El Uso Eficiente De La Energía (CONUEE) announced its new mandatory Energy Efficiency regulations NOM-032-ENER-2013 and this Official Mexican  Standard shall take effect on  September 20, 2014.  This Standard applies to consumer technology products with standby feature, including the following: Digital television adapters Set-top Boxes (e.g. cable, satellite, IP)… read more