May 4, 2020
Remote INMETRO audits approved due to COVID-19
Due to the COVID-19 situation, UL is allowed to conduct remote audits until December 31, 2020 under INMETRO Ordinance 111:2020. The reshaped ordinance will allow UL to carry out INMETRO medical device certifications for factories located anywhere in the world, making the process faster and more practical.
UL is accredited by CGCRE - General Coordination for Accreditation of INMETRO as a Certification Body for the local INMETRO-scheme to conduct healthcare product approvals for Brazil. With remote auditing, UL can now provide auditing efficiency, broad access anywhere in the world, in-depth customer service, help to mitigate risk and improved speed to market.
With 5 simple steps it is possible to have an INMETRO certificate of conformity:
- Verification of relevant regulations and standards applicable to each product
- Product review documentation
- Manufacturer and applicant audit
UL's experts can assist you and help carry out the steps required for certification. We offer qualified and dedicated engineers and auditors for your certification process.
Find out more about UL's COVID-19 services.
June 30, 2020: Updated to indicate that INMETRO has extended the date from June 30 to December 31, 2020.