Requirements for Low-Voltage Electrical Equipment in Argentina
The Resolution on Essential Safety Requirements for Low-Voltage Electrical Equipment came in force on May 27, 2018 in Argentina.
The Resolution ensures that electrical equipment within certain voltage limits provides a high level of protection to the health and safety of people, their pets, and property.
The Resolution applies to electrical equipment operating with an input or output voltage of:
50 and 1000 VAC
75 and 1500 VDC
The Resolution also applies to sources, chargers, and transformers that operate with the input and/or output voltage mentioned above.
From January 1, 2020, safety certification will be carried out in accordance with System №5 (conformity mark) or System №7 (batch certification) where applicable. However, an Implementing Authority may permit safety certification of a product to be carried out using System №4, where justified by the particular characteristics of the electrical equipment.
System №4 (type certification), System №5 (conformity mark) and System №7 (batch certification) may be used until December 31, 2019 in accordance with Article 1 of the Resolution №197/2004.
Information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team