On June 24th 2020 the National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia – INMETRO) published Directive 217/2020and this Directive is intended to revise two other Directives, and amends:
Important deadlines in Directive 563/2016 were, among others:
The Brazilian government has notified The World Trade Organization (WTO) in July 2020. The modification is intended to determine whether toys fulfill requirements, focus on safety and accident prevention, through third parties certification.
All toys must be certified by a certification agent recognized by the INMETRO’s General Coordination for Accreditation (Coordenação Geral de Acreditação - CGCRE).
The INMETRO 217/2020 can be accessed here.