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Ref. : EIC 414/2

7 November 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 1001/2018

Chile : Voltage Requirement for Household Electrical Products

The Chilean government issued Exempt Resolution No. 24730/2018 requiring that all household electrical products commercialised in the country should be suitable to be connected directly to a nominal voltage of 220 volts / 50 hertz.  To comply with this requirement, traders must ensure that any appropriate accessories are provided to consumers with the products.

2.For details, traders are advised to consult their importers in Chile and/or the relevant Chilean Exempt Resolution (in Spanish) at:


3.For enquiries concerning the content of this circular, please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Janette NG)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.