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Mexico Standard NOM-001-SCFI-2018 Now in Effect

The Official Mexican Standard NOM-001-SCFI-2018 for Electronic Devices-Safety Requirements and Test Methods, that was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, was implemented on August 14, 2020.

This updated standard, which cancels NOM-001-SCFI-1993, specifies the safety requirements and test methods for various electronic equipment and its accessories which are powered by electric power of public networks, with single-phase supply voltages up to 277 V AC at 60 Hz and/or three-phase voltages up to 480 V AC, and by other sources of energy such as batteries, accumulators and alternative power sources up to 500 V DC.

The regulated products in scope are listed in Chapter 1.2, which include the following:

  • Radio receivers of one or more commercial frequency bands and one or more carrier modulation modalities
  • Television screens of any technology
  • Video projectors, except those associated with a data processing equipment or system
  • Sound and / or vision amplifiers
  • Remote controls
  • And more

TÜV SÜD fully understands the local requirements and procedures applicable in Mexico. You can rely on our expertise and knowledge to help you access Mexican markets efficiently while at the same time, be assured of our objectivity, integrity and professionalism. If you have any questions about this new standard and how it affects your business, please contact us.

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