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ChileRegulations and compliance requirements can pose challenges to manufacturers who are venturing overseas. These requirements and regulations are put in place to reduce risks of injury, improve quality of life and ensure fit for use. Most products entering the Chilean market must meet the relevant requirements of the authorities depending on the product scope.

You can ensure that your products successfully meet the Chilean standards by working with a market leader, TÜV SÜD. TÜV SÜD fully understands the local requirements and procedures applicable in Chile. You can rely on our expertise and knowledge to help you access key markets efficiently, reduce risks, while at the same time, be assured of our objectivity, integrity and professionalism.

 

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  • Plug types

    Plug C

    Plug C

    Plug L

    Plug L

  • 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 labelled 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
    • Audio systems
    • Blu-Ray players
    • Circuit breakers
    • Commercial refrigerators
    • Dishwasher
    • Drum type dryer
    • Dryers
    • DVD players
    • Electric stoves, kitchens, cooking grills
    • Hand dryers
    • Heaters
    • Home theatres
    • Household refrigerators
    • Installation materials
    • Kitchen hood
    • Lightning
    • Microwave oven
    • Motors
    • Oven convention
    • Ovens
    • Printers
    • Set-top boxes
    • Switches
    • Tools
    • TVs
    • Washing machines, washing machine with tumble dryer
    • Water heaters
    • Wires, cables

    OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE

    Our global network of interdisciplinary experts works to provide you the specialised support you need to gain SEC safety approval and energy efficiency certification for your electrical products.

    • Energy Efficiency

      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 labelled 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
      • Audio systems
      • Ballasts
      • Blu-Ray players
      • Dichroic lamps
      • Dishwashers
      • DVD players
      • Halogen lamps
      • Home theatres
      • Incandescent lamps
      • Microwave ovens
      • Motors
      • Ovens
      • Printers
      • Refrigerators, freezers
      • Self-ballasted fluorescent lamps
      • Self-ballasted LED lamps
      • Set-top boxes
      • Single cap fluorescent lamps
      • TVs
      • Two caps fluorescent lamps
      • Washing machines, dryers
      • Water heaters

      OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE

      Our experienced team of experts precisely coordinates the successful certification of your products according to the Chile Energy Efficiency mandate.
      • Telecom and 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 utilise radio frequency, Cellular, or Satellite technology require approval and certification to be commercialised in Chile.

        GUIDELINES

        • Submit the application form
        • Test* report with FCC or CE standard accepted (In-country testing required for telecom equipment connect to the telecommunications network, such as analogue telephones or fax machines.)
        • 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.

        OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE

        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.

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