Introduction of Brazil INMETRO certification
INMETRO is the abbreviation of Brazil's National Metrology Standards and Industrial Quality Agency. The full name is "The National Institute for Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality", and is responsible for the certification qualification review of each product certification body (CB). In addition, INMETRO will define various products and their corresponding requirements under this certification program. The INMETRO certification under its control includes safety and energy efficiency. INMETRO is not only a compulsory certification mark in Brazil, but also a national certification agency in Brazil. development of.
Basic information of INMETRO certification
Technical information: Voltage frequency AC127V-220V / 60HZ, plug ABNT NBR NM 60884-1: 2004
Whether mandatory: mandatory + voluntary
Certificate validity period: based on the product, divided into 2 years / 3 years / 5 years (3 years for home appliances)
Factory inspection requirements: first factory inspection + annual audit (both for manufacturers and Brazilian buyers)
Licensee requirements: local agency required
Applicable product range
Many types of products, including electronic medical devices, household appliances, toys, automotive parts, tires and wheels, etc., need to get INMETRO certification to enter the Brazilian market.
Product certification in Brazil is divided into compulsory certification and voluntary certification.
· Steel Pipe
· Cast iron pipe accessories
· Wire rope
· Automobile and motorcycle tires, wheels, batteries, shock absorbers, fuel pumps, horns, engine pistons, piston rings, piston pins, snap springs, safety glass lights, auto parts
· Active Medical Devices
· Circuit breaker
· Live equipment used in explosive atmospheres (explosion-proof certification)
Related equipment of gas system (pressure reducing valve and rubber tube)
· Switches, plugs and sockets
· Wires and cables
· Home appliance
· IT equipment
· Industrial valve
· Building materials, etc.
Energy efficiency labeling
· Three-phase motor
· Photovoltaic modules, etc.
1. The application is submitted to the laboratory
2. The laboratory customer service staff accepts the application and issues a test notification. The applicant must prepare 3 samples.
3. The applicant sends samples for testing, if the tests are qualified, the laboratory issues a test report
4. Arrange factory inspections and site audits (2 Brazilian field auditors)
5. Pass the audit, issue an on-site audit report, and submit it to the organization for evaluation
6. Pass the report evaluation and issue a certificate
Follow-up supervision and review:
According to the Brazilian statute, different products have different supervision and review cycles, generally 6/9/12 months. The process is as follows:
Laboratory evaluation (if applicable)
Witness test (if applicable)
Review of certification process
1.Test application form
2. Product manual and operation manual (Portuguese)
3.Electrical schematic diagram
4. List of parts, materials and their manufacturers
5. Specification of parts