Certificates issued by UL in Brazil will be accepted for certain product categories included in the RTE INEN Ecuadorian regulations.
The following conditions must be met:
- Issued under certification scheme 5 (testing+ initial factory inspection+ certification).
- Issued under the IEC applicable standard declared in the RTE INEN Ecuadorian regulations.
- Being in a data base for consultation.
How UL can help?
UL can issue a confirmation letter when compliance with marking/labeling as well as additional requirements noted in the individual RTE INEN Regulations are met.
Please refer to the following for the list of products/standards for which INMETRO certificates can be accepted.
|Product categories||Ecuadorian Regulation||Testing standards||Applicable Portaria for Brazil|
|Electrical cooking appliances||RTE INEN 208 (1R)||Household: IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-6
Commercial: IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-36
|Portaria 371:2009 for household
Portaria 267:2021 for commercial
|Circuit Breakers and General purpose switches||RTE INEN 091||Circuit breakers: IEC 60947-2 or IEC 60898-1 or IEC 61008-1
General purpose switches, momentary or pushbutton switches, chain switches: IEC 60669-1
|Portaria 348:2007 for circuit breakers
Portaria 234:2008 for general purpouse switches
|Low voltage power supplies||RTE INEN 167||IEC 60950-1||Switched Power Supply for ITE / Portaria 170:2012|
|Skin and hair care apparatus||RTE INEN 179||IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-23||Portaria 371:2009|
|Electric irons||RTE INEN 147||IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-3||Portaria 371:2009|
|Shavers||RTE INEN 165 (1R)||IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-8||Portaria 371:2009|
|Clippers||RTE INEN 191||IEC 60335-2-8 and IEC 60335-1||Portaria 371:2009|
|Vacuum cleaners||RTE INEN 197||IEC 60335-2-2 and IEC 60335-1||Portaria 371:2009|
|Kitchen machines||RTE INEN 203||IEC 60335-2-14 and IEC 60335-1||Portaria 371:2009|
|Electrical apparatus for heating liquids||RTE INEN 227||A) Apparatus used to heat liquids: IEC 60335-2-15 and IEC 60335-1
B) Mobile toasters, grills and cooking appliances and the like: IEC 60335-2-9 and IEC 60335-1
C) Electric fryers and pans: IEC 60335-2-13 and IEC 60335-1
|Induction cooking appliances*||RTE INEN 101||Safety: IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-6||Portaria 371:2009|
|Accumulation electric water heaters*||RTE INEN 110||Safety: IEC Standard 60335-2-21||Portaria 371:2009|
|Clothes drying machines*||RTE INEN 111||Safety: IEC 60335-1 and IEC 60335-2-11||Portaria 371:2009|
|Microwave ovens*||RTE INEN 123||Safety: IEC 60335-2-25||Portaria 268:2021|
|Instant electric water heaters*||RTE INEN 247||Safety: IEC 60335-1, IEC 60335-2-35||Portaria 371:2009|
Note: *Partial compliance, only safety requirements are covered.
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