PanelaWith the expansion of programs of conformity assessment prepared by regulators such as ANVISA, INMETRO, ANATEL, in partnership with the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT), the vast majority of household furniture and utensils used daily in homes, require certification binding.

It is crucial that importers, manufacturers and distributors to check if their products require certification, and pay attention to deadlines, to avoid problems with supervision and clearance of goods, which can result in fines. And, above all, convey greater credibility to the brand by associating it with safety standards and respect to the consumer.

Listed below are some of the main Ordinances:

Program

Regulatory
Body

Class

Legal Document

Standard Document (NBR) or Technical Quality Regulatory (RTQ)

Mattresses and flexible foam mats of polyurethane

INMETRO

Household utensils and furniture

INMETRO Ordinance n° 79 of 03/02/2011

ABNT NBR 13579-1 e
ABNT NBR 13579-2

Disposable plastic cups

INMETRO

Household utensils and furniture

INMETRO Ordinance nº 453 of 01/12/2010

NBR 13230, NBR
13883 e NBR 14865

Pressure cookers

INMETRO

Household utensils and furniture

INMETRO Ordinance nº 328 of 16/09/2008

NBR 11823: 2008,
NBR 14876: 2002 e NBR 8094 : 1983

Metal pans

INMETRO

Household utensils and furniture

INMETRO Ordinance nº 419 of 09/08/2012

RTQ annexed to the INMETRO Ordinance nº 398 of 31/07/2012