May 14, 2020

New updated standard NOM-001-SCFI-2018 applicable to electronic devices was adopted in September 2019. The standard replaces version NOM-001-SCFI-1993 and will become effective on May 15, 2020

This new standard establishes the characteristics and safety requireme...

February 11, 2020

Official Mexican standard NOM-221/2-SCFI-2018 “on Technical specifications of mobile terminal equipment that can use the radio spectrum or be connected to Telecom networks. Part 2. Mobile terminal equipment operating in the bands of 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 1900 MHz,...

February 5, 2020


Mexican market is one of the largest and most dynamic markets in the territory of Latin America. Despite the constant exchange rate fluctuations and price increase affecting the Mexican economy, the local environment remained steady keeping the consumption lev...

October 9, 2019

On November 3, 2018 Mexican standard NOM-212-SCFI-2017: “Primary cells and primary batteries - Maximum permissible mercury and cadmium limits - Specifications, test methods and labelling” was published. The document came into force on September 28, 2019.

This manda...

July 11, 2019

On October 23, 2018, the Mexican Secretariat of Economy published an agreement which amends the Mexican Foreign Trade Rules “NOM Agreement”. Changes came into effect on June 3, 2019 and affected all devices submitted for radio and safety type approval in Mexico for NOM...

July 5, 2019

On June 28, 2018, the Mexican National Commission for Energy Efficiency (CONUEE) and the National Consultative Committee of Standards for the Preservation and Rational Use of Energy Resources (CCNNPURRE) published Standard NOM-015-ENER-2018 on Energy Efficiency of Refr...

May 1, 2019

The National Technical Committee of Mexico points out the general criteria for family grouping of telecommunication devices within the certification process.

Please, note the models can be considered as a family when:

  • They are of the same product type

  • Have the s...

April 15, 2019

On March 5, 2019, The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of Mexico published the Annual Program of use and exploitation of the frequency bands for 2019 called “The Program 2019”.

The purpose of the Annual Program is to determine the frequency bands of a specific...

February 27, 2019

The Energy Secretariat (Secretaria de Energia) of Mexico published a draft version of the mandatory standard PROY-NOM-033-ENER-2018 “Energy Efficiency of Air Cooled AC motors with nominal power greater than or equal to 1W and less than 180W. Limits, test methods, and m...

January 28, 2019

New requirements regarding maximum permissible mercury limits and cadmium for primary power units and batteries were established in Mexico. These requirements are represented in the Mexican official standard NOM-212-SCFI-2017.

The standard is applicable to primary power...

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