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Changes to the INMETRO certification for toys

The INMETRO Ordinance nº 563, of December 29, 2016, which approves the Technical Regulation and Conformity Assessment Requirements for Toys was recently amended 

The amendments to the Ordinance nº 563 are introduced by the INMETRO Ordinance nº 217 of June 18, 2020. National manufacturers and importers must comply with the amended Ordinance starting from January 1, 2022. 

The articles that will be modified cover, among others, issues such as the application scope, conformity identification rules, requirements to custom-made toys, market surveillance, applicable standards, compliance assessment requirements and application of the conformity identification mark. 

The text of the INMETRO Ordinance nº 563 with the most recent changes by the Ordinance nº 217 in Portuguese can be found here. Do not hesitate to contact the EFS Product Compliance Team to get a better understanding of the changes and the requirements. 

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