Brazil Approves Quality Technical Regulation for Children’s Cots
Vol. 897 | February 19, 2016
On 1 February 2016, Brazil’s National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) published Ordinance No. 53/2016 to approve the Quality Technical Regulation for children's cots, including tailor-made, folding, convertible – when in cradle position – balance and swinging cots.
Children’s cots must be registered with INMETRO. This is a precondition to apply for the Conformity Identification Mark and for its availability in the domestic market.
From August 2017, only the children’s cots in compliance with Ordinance No. 53/2016 can be manufactured or imported.
From February 2019, the previous Ordinance No. 269/2011 and its amendment Ordinance No 594/2013 and 243/2015 will be revoked. Only children’s cots that comply with Ordinance No. 53/2016 can be sold.
Here are the main topics:
- Quality Technical Requirements:
- General requirements
- Technical requirements
- Marking and labelling requirements
- Instructions for use
- Evaluation of conformity, tests shall be performed according to:
- NM 300-1
Safety of toys Part 1: General, mechanical and physical properties
- ABNT NBR 15860-1
Furniture – Domestic type children´s cots and folding cots Part 1: Safety requirements
- ABNT NBR 15860-2
Furniture – Domestic type children´s cots and folding cots Part 2: Test methods
- ABNT NBR 16067-1
Furniture – Cribs and Cradles for domestic use until 900 mm Part 1: Safety requirements
- ABNT NBR 16067-2
Furniture – Cribs and cradles for domestic use until 900 mm Part 2: Test methods
- NM 300-1
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