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New Provisions On Safety Requirements And Testing Methods For Electronic Equipment

Author:Mr José Alberto Campos Vargas, Daniel Maldonado Alcántara and Humberto Morales Barrón
Profession:Sanchez Devanny
 
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On September 18, 2019, the "Mexican Official Standard NOM-001- SCFI-2018, Electronic Devices-Safety Requirements and Testing Methods" (NOM-001) was published in the Federal Official Gazette.

NOM-001 establishes the safety features and requirements that electronic equipments, which are manufactured, imported, marketed, distributed or leased, within the country, must comply with.

This NOM applies to electronic equipment and accessories that use electrical energy for their supply, with single-phase voltages up to 277 V a.c. at 60 Hz and/or three-phase voltages up to 480 V a.c. between lines at 60 Hz; as well as other energy sources (batteries, accumulators, autogeneration and alternative supply sources up to 500 V c.c.).

It also applies to external power supplies, which are used jointly with electronic equipment and are marketed, distributed or supplied, individually or as part of an end-use product in the same packaging.

Within the concepts covered by this NOM, the following stand out:

General conditions for testing and testing enclosures; Specific requirements for electronic equipment, devices and systems; and Information regarding the conformity assessment procedure of compliance...

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