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Argentina_Smark: Update to Argentina Electrical Safety Certification main Resolution 169/2018

On October 12th, 2021 Secretary of Commerce has published Resolution 1038/2021 to introduce several changes to former Resolution 169/2018 for Electrical Safety Certification in Argentina

Summarized updates as:

o New scope of electrical products under 50V that will require mandatory Electrical Safety Certification including:

o Led lamps and led-mounted modules (from October 12th, 2021)

o Hand tools, transportable, and lawn and garden machinery, powered by electric motor (from October 11th, 2022)

o Manual products for skin and hair care (razors, massage equipment, among others) (from October 11th, 2022)

o Household electrical kitchen equipment that performs the functions of heating, cutting, processing or blending food or beverages (from October 11th, 2022)

o The list of products subject to mandatory S-Mark (System No. 5) Scheme has been updated to introduce new ones, being mandatory to be implemented from July 8th, 2022.

o The surveillance periodicity for certificates schemes have been revised:

o For S-Type (System No. 4) Certification Scheme surveillances will be required every 6 months

For S-Mark (System No. 5) Certification Scheme surveillances will be required every 12 months



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