The South American market is growing at a fast pace – with many opportunities for the future. If you want to tap the potential of the continent and bet a foothold in with your products, we are here to help with our support, knowledge, and expertise. Whether you manufacture machinery, equipment, vehicles and parts, electrical, toys or pharmaceutical products, we can help you get your products wherever you want to get them. Our experts can test your goods for compliance with South American import regulations. Let us know how we can help you.
With TÜV Rheinland product approval, you:
Content of Phthalates in Toys and Childcare Products
Printed Graphic Products
ENACOM Approval (Telecom)
Energy Efficiency, Argentinean Energy Efficiency Approval
TÜV Rheinland offers one-stop shop services to help get the right product approvals for Brazil. Our testing and certification services cover a wide range of product categories and standards for product safety, telecommunications and energy efficiency.
PBE Label (Energy Efficiency)
Chile`s regulator SEC (Superintendence of Electricity and Combustible Fuels) has established mandatory requirements on products. Those requirements include safety / energy efficiency testing and certification for a wide variety of electrical products, such as:
TÜV Rheinland is the only global independent certification body authorized to test and approve electrical products for sale on the Chilean market.
Skip overseas sample delivery!
With an improved setup, TÜV Rheinland assists manufacturers to speed up their time to market. The TÜV Rheinland test reports of certain locations are recognized in the certification scheme, so it is not required to send samples to Chile for testing. The recognized laboratories of TÜV Rheinland are located in Brazil, China, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and USA.
The Under Secretariat of Telecommunications (SUBTEL) regulates the imports of telecommunications products in Chile. TÜV Rheinland can evaluate the technical requirements and provide a complete service, assigning the appropriate process by carrying out the necessary steps to submit the certification request to SUBTEL and representation in the process, in order to obtain the SUBTEL Approval.
The National Accreditation Body of Colombia (ONAC) now accredits TÜV Rheinland to issue safety certificates according to Colombian Technical Regulations.
RETIE and RETILAP Approvals
Food Contact Material Approval
Cooper Pipes Approval
TÜV Rheinland also offers testing and certification services for access to other markets in South America. We have the know-how, experience, and test facilities required by official authorities in many South American countries and can help with the following approvals:
Telecommunications products approval from the Regulation and Control Authority of Telecommunications and Transport (ATT)
Approval according to Ecuadorian Technical Requirements (RTE) of electrical and electronics products and steel tubes for the petroleum industry
Approval from Superintendence of Telecommunications (SUPERTEL) for telecommunications products
National Authority of Public Services (ASEP) approval for telecommunications products
Approval from National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) of telecommunications products
Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) approval for telecommunications products
ANTEL (National Administration of Telecommunications) and URSEC (Communications Services Regulatory Unit) approval for telecommunications products
CONATEL (National Telecommunications Commission) telecommunications products approval.
We can help you develop new markets for your products with our global expertise in technical approvals and certifications. Our experts are fully experienced in approval requirements and can manage the required testing.
With our one-stop-shop services, you can have your product tested, certified, and shipped to the destination market as efficiently as possible.