Brazil Issues Amended Telecommunications Products Reference List
The ANATEL issued the Act #7280 dated by November 26, 2020. The document was officially released on December 3, 2020. The Act contains the amended Telecommunications Products Reference List as well as new rules for renewal procedure.
The Telecommunications Products Reference List determines the types of products that require to pass the conformity assessment procedure in the form of certification or declaration as well as the schemes of conformity assessment procedure and the time of periodic assessment.
In general, the amendments concern the time of periodic assessment and type of certification schemes.
Thus, the time of periodic assessment was extended from one year to two years and from two years to three years. Types 1a and 4 of certification schemes were excluded from the available conformity assessment models and only type 5 of certification scheme is remained. It means that certification of products is based on type testing with periodic evaluation of the product and the evaluation of the factory management system.
The Act becomes effective in 180 days from its official publication and replace the Act # 2222 dated by April 20, 2020. The full text of the Act # 7280 itself you can find here.
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