Brazil: ANATEL releases new Acts

Effective date: February 2, 2018

On Februay 12, 2018, ANATEL released 36 new “Acts“ to replace 36 “Resolutions“ revkoed by Resolution Nº 686/2017, published last October. These new Acts generally rename original resolutions. There are no significant changes, except where it concerns EMC.

On April 2, 2018, all host devices with RF technology (WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC/RFID, ZigBee, Z-wave, etc.) will also need Radiated Emission testing and some will also need Radiated Immunity testing. Previously, these EMC tests would not apply to such devices. These radiated EMC tests will also be required during renewals for old RF devices.

A partial list of frequently-used standards includes:

  • Resolution 442/2006 for EMC tests now is Act 952
  • Resolution 533/2009 for SAR tests now is Act 955
  • Resolution 529/2009 for safety tests now is Act 950Resolution 481/2007 for battery tests now is Act 951



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