Global Market Access: Chile

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
​Voltage 220V (Single Phase)
​Frequency 50Hz
​Manual Language Spanish
​Plug Type C/L

Chile Conformity Requirements

CATEGORIES

Electrical Safety

REGULATORY AGENCY

Superintendencia de Electridad y Combustibles (SEC)

REGULATIONS

  • Certification is mandatory for electrical products designated by the SEC according to the 298/2005 Supreme Decree.
  • The SEC QR Code is the mandatory Chilean mark to be used and labeled on certified products.

GUIDELINES

Local representative is required for SEC approval.
DoC procedure:

  • Submission of application, test reports and essential documents.
  • Review by SEC.
  • Obtain Certification.
  • Product labelling.

Applicable Product Categories

Product categories that require mandatory EnerGuide labelling include:

  • Air conditioners
  • DVD players
  • Lighting
  • Tools
  • Audio systems
  • Electric stoves, Kitchens, Cooking grills
  • Microwave Oven
  • TVs
  • Blu-Ray players
  • Hand dryers
  • Motors
  • Washing machines, washing machine with tumble dryer
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Heaters
  • Oven convection
  • Water heaters
  • Commercial refrigerators
  • Home theaters
  • Ovens
  • Wires, cables
  • Dish washer
  • Household refrigerators
  • Printers
  • Drum type dryer
  • Installation materials
  • Set top boxes
  • Dryers
  • Kitchen hood
  • Switches

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Telecom & Wireless

REGULATORY AGENCY

Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (SUBTEL)

REGULATIONS

  • SUBTEL (Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones) is the telecommunications regulating agency in Chile.
  • Regulated according to the SUBTEL 1985/2017 Regulation, products that utilize Radiofrequency, Cellular, or Satellite technology require approval and certification to be commercialized in Chile.

GUIDELINES

  • Submit the application form.
  • * test report with FCC or CE standard accepted.
  • Type Approval issued by SUBTEL.
  • No labelling requirement for wireless device.
  • SAR statement required if the equipment with SAR requirement.
  • SUBTEL and certification number must be on the label for analogue telephones and printers.

Applicable Product Categories

Product Scope:
Portable transceivers, Remote radio controls, Wireless microphones, Wireless telephones, including some DECT systems, RFID equipment, Radio alarms, Communication
systems for medical implantation, Other equipment used for medical applications, Equipment used as radar systems in vehicles, Zigbee devices.

Testing Partners Solutions

Our experienced team of experts precisely coordinates the successful certification of your products according to the SUBTEL mandate.

* In-country testing required for telecom equipment connect to the telecommunications network, such as analogue telephones or fax machines.

Environmental

REGULATORY AGENCY

Superintendencia de Electridad y Combustibles (SEC);
Chilean Ministry of Energy

REGULATIONS

  • Chile established their energy labelling programme in 2005 and Chile Proposes Technical Specifications for Energy Efficiency Labeling of Household Electronics.
  • The Energy label is the mandatory mark to be used and labeled on certified products.

GUIDELINES

Local representative is required for Chile Energy Efficiency approval
Procedure:

  • Submission of application, test reports and essential documents.
  • Review by SEC.
  • Obtain Certification.
  • Product labelling.

Applicable Product Categories

Product Scope:

  • Air conditioners
  • DVD players
  • Ovens
  • Single cap fluorescent lamps
  • Audio systems
  • Halogen lamps
  • Printers
  • TVs
  • Ballasts
  • Home theaters
  • Refrigerators, Freezers
  • Two caps fluorescent lamps
  • Blu-Ray players
  • Incandescent lamps
  • Self-ballasted fluorescent lamps
  • Washing Machines, dryers
  • Dichroic lamps
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Self-ballasted LED lamps
  • Water heaters
  • Dishwashers
  • Motors
  • Set top boxes

Testing Partners Solutions

Our experienced team of experts precisely coordinates the successful certification of your products according to the Chile Energy Efficiency mandate.

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