ANATEL has published the new Act 5159 to replace Act 3481 for Mobile phone’s chargers. This Act will be in force in 180 days (Oct 26th).
Main changes as below:
- USB interfaces that integrated the electrical/ electronic design of equipment (e.g. TV, computer, Multimedia central…etc) do not require ANATEL approval;
- For Vehicular chargers, the ESD tests must be applied in accordance with item 8.3 of ISO 10605/2008 (before it was referring to IEC 61000-4-2).
- For Vehicular chargers, the Surge and transient immunity testing must be performed in accordance with ISO 7637-2/2004;
- For USB type built-in vehicular chargers, ANATEL will accept the ESD (ISO 10605/2008), Surge and transients (ISO 7637-2/2004) testing report done in a 1st part or 2nd part laboratory (manufacturer lab, for example). The lab must be accredited by ILAC or evaluate by OCD.
- The Use of Security seal (Mint label) will be optional for built-in vehicular chargers sold along with the Vehicle. If the manufacturer chooses not to using the Mint label, the device must have the ANATEL marking in its label, such as ANATEL ID: HHHHH-YY-FFFFF;
- Removal of safety testing for vehicle built-in chargers;
- Removal of Voltage Dips/variation (IEC 61000-4-11) immunity testing
ANATEL has published Ordinance No. 2257, implements a simplified analysis process in ANATEL internally. This new ordinance has been effected from April 18th, 2022. Which we could expect to reduce the reviewing and certificate issuing time.