For Mexico, all products must go through the NOM certification process before they can be sold. The customs law in Mexico requires products to be certified according to their market distribution method and according to their Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) code (also known as Harmonized System code or HS code). The Mexican government has adopted product groups which correspond to global HTS codes, linking them to the applicable NOM regulations those products need to comply with.
In total, Mexico has more than 900 NOM regulations. NOM certification is mandatory for many products, such as for cables, many electrical devices and industrial equipment, and power transmission and distribution products. Through our agreement with the national certification body in Mexico we can conduct all the required testing for the NOM Mark for Mexico. In addition, DEKRA maintains all contact with the Mexican Certification Body on your behalf.
Through our agreement with the National Certification Body in Argentina we can conduct all the required testing for the Safety Mark for Argentina. In addition, DEKRA maintains all contact with the Argentinean Certification Body on your behalf.
To export your products to Brazil, you need to comply with the INMETRO technical regulations or ‘portarias’. INMETRO, Brazil’s National Institute for Metrology, Quality and Technology, grants accreditations to testing laboratories and to Certification Bodies, who can then certify products for the Brazilian market. DEKRA has been accredited for conducting quality assessments and granting the conformity certification of products based on its own testing reports, inspection services and according to national and international standards. Since 2012, DEKRA can also issue the recognized DEKRA-INMETRO Mark.
Through our cooperation with a National Certification Body we can easily issue the right test reports in order for you to gain access to Chile.
In Colombia, manufacturers as well as importers are held responsible for compliance with the technical regulations. Only laboratories that have been accredited by the Colombian National Accreditation Agency (ONAC) can perform testing to assess compliance with the relevant requirements to obtain access to the Colombian market. Through our cooperation with a National Certification Body we can easily issue the right test reports in order for you to gain access to Colombia.
Through our cooperation with a National Certification Body we can easily issue the right test reports in order for you to gain access to Ecuador.