Global Market Access: Mexico

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
​Voltage 127V (Single Phase); 220V / 480V (Three Phase)
​Frequency 60Hz
​Manual Language Spanish
​Plug Type A/B

Mexico Conformity Requirements

CATEGORIES

Electrical Safety

REGULATORY AGENCY

Secretariat of Commerce and Industrial Promotion (SECOFI)

REGULATIONS

  • Manufacturers are required to obtain NOM Certification for regulated products.
  • All electrical products, domestic or imported, must meet NOM requirements.
  • Testing must be performed by an accredited Mexican testing agency or a laboratory outside of Mexico that has a MRA with an accredited Mexican laboratory.
  • The CBs in Mexico that administer NOM certification are NYCE and ANCE.
  • Compliance with NOM standards.
  • All safety NOMs will have to be updated to include the HS Code of the product

GUIDELINES

  • A local representative is required.
  • Essential documentation has to be submitted to the CB for certification.
  • Post-market surveillance after obtaining certification is required.

Applicable Product Categories

The NOM certificate applies to over 2000 product categories from electronics to household appliances.
To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

Testing Partners Solutions

Testing Partners has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Mexican requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.

Telecom & Wireless

REGULATORY AGENCY

Federal Institute of Telecommunication (IFETEL)

REGULATIONS

  • All products that use a frequency to transmit and/or receive signals and all telecom products that connect to the PSTN or public network must be certified by IFETEL.
  • All products approved under the IFETEL Scheme should be labelled as follows:
    • For products with on-board/integrated radios: “IFETEL: xxxxxxxxxxxxx”
    • For host products containing approved modules: “This product contains an Approved module, Model No. xxxx, IFETEL No. xxxxxxxxxxxxx”

GUIDELINES

  • A local representative is required.
  • In-country testing is performed in EMA accredited laboratories.
  • Two samples of the following are required: Cables, power source, movable antenna, amplifier, testing software including procedures, technical specifications, installation and operation manuals.
  • Certification of a family of models is not allowed. Testing, certification and IFETEL registration is required for each product and model.

Applicable Product Categories

Approval is required for:

  • All telecommunication equipments including wireless products

To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

Testing Partners Solutions

Testing Partners has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Mexican requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.

Energy Efficiency

REGULATORY AGENCY

The National Commission For the Efficient use of Energy (CONUEE)

REGULATIONS

Energy Consumption:

  • CONUEE approved the catalogue of equipment and devices in relation to which manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers must provide energy consumption information in 2017. The information included must be in a clear and concise manner and must consist of:
    • Unit of energy consumption for operating time;
    • Type of energy or energy used in units of measurement unless, due to the nature of the product, the type of energy is clearly identifiable;
  • Quantity of the good, product or service of the equipment per unit of energy consumed where applicable.

Maximum Limits of Electrical Power:

  • After 20 September 2014, all devices covered by the NOM-032-ENER-2013 will start to be certified in accordance with the NOM.

GUIDELINES

  • Products are rated based on the percentage of energy savings relative to the energy consumption, or maximum limits of electrical power according to NOM standards.

Applicable Product Categories

Energy consumption information must be provided for these equipment and appliances:

  • Amplifier
  • Boiler
  • Commercial/domestic coffee machine
  • Industrial washer center
  • Industrial water pump
  • Mixer, etc.

Product categories that require mandatory maximum limits of electrical power:

  • Audio playback equipment
  • Digital TV adapters
  • Image reproduction equipment, including printers, scanners, fax machines, copiers and multifunctionals
  • Microwave ovens
  • Television set-top boxes
  • Televisions
  • Video or home theater equipment in DVD or Blu-ray formats

To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

Testing Partners Solutions

Testing Partners has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Mexican requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.

Testing Partners can also support manufacturers in obtaining voluntary endorsement labels.

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