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Trade and Industry Department The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
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Ref. : EIC 414/2

22 January 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 97/2018

Chile : Certification Requirements for Various Products

The Chilean government issued Exempt Resolutions No. 31/2017 requiring (a) double-capped LED lamps designed to replace linear fluorescent lamps; (b) thermoplastic enclosures for household electrical installations; (c) emergency luminaires; (d) certain electrical extensions; and (e) portable luminaires for general use (e.g. desk lamps, standing lamps) to obtain a certificate of approval with all applicable safety requirements prior to their commercialisation in Chile

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,

(Jasper LAM)
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.