Brazil || International Approvals

Technical information

  • Voltage and frequency:

127 V or 220 V, 60 Hz

  • Plug:

C (Class I)

N (Class I)

ABNT NBR 14136

Regulatory and accreditation body National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) is a governmental agency responsible for the implementation of measures and for all certification processes in Brazil.

Regulations

In 2011 the INMETRO Decree 371 was adopted in Brazil, which increased the certification standard for particular electrical and electronic household appliances to protect consumers and improve manufacturing and the INMETRO mark was made. 

Mandatory certification list includes:

  • Electro-medical equipment;
  • Hazardous location equipment;
  • Electrical cords, cables and plugs;
  • Protective devices, such as circuit breakers;
  • Limited scope of household equipment (table fans, electric stoves and ovens, microwave ovens, clothes dryers and centrifuges, dish washers, wine cellars, commercial freezers and preservatives, accumulation hybrid heaters, heat pumps, whirlpools, etc.);
  • Ballasts;
  • Equipment for gas systems;
  • Switches, wall sockets and plugs.

 

 

Type of Approvals and Markings

NCC INMETRO Mark

SIQ Services

The mutual agreement, which SIQ has signed with NCC simplifies the certification process and allows applicants to obtain faster NCC INMETRO approvals.

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