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Mexico Reminds New NOM Effective in May

NOM-001-SCFI-2018 will enter into force on May 14, 2020, canceling NOM-001-SCFI-1993,Electronic Devices-Domestic Electronic Devices Powered by Different Sources of Electrical Energy-Safety Requirements and Testing Methods for Type Approval.

The NOM establishes the safety requirements that electronic equipment must meet, that are manufactured, imported, commercialized, distributed or leased, in the territory of the United Mexican States when their installation, conservation and use correspond to the purpose for which they are intended according to the following principles:

Protection against electric shock

Protection against mechanical hazards

Protection against optical radiation

Fire protection

Protection against thermal effects, and protection against biological and chemical effects.

NOM-001-SCFI-2018 applies to electronic equipment and its accessories that use the electric power of the public service for its supply, with single-phase supply voltages up to 277 V AC at 60 Hz and / or three-phase voltages up to 480 V AC between lines at 60 Hz; as well as other energy sources (such as batteries, accumulators, auto-generation and alternative power supplies up to 500 V DC).