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Ref. : EIC 413/2

4 May 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 425/2018

Brazil : Changes to Mandatory Test Procedures and Certification Requirements for LED Lamps

The National Institute of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality (INMETRO) of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil issued Directive No. 167/2018 to approve changes to mandatory test procedures and certification requirements for LED lamps. Manufacturers /producers/ exporters should ensure its products comply with the relevant requirements within eight months starting from 29 March 2018.

2.For details of the Brazilian requirements, traders are advised to consult their importers in Brazil and/or the relevant Brazilian Directive (in Portuguese) which are available at:


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

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Lydia CHAN)
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.