Brazil Releases Ordinances Consolidating Children’s Stroller and Feeding Chair Legislation

has published an overview of two new Brazilian ordinances that came into effect
on May 3, 2021. These documents regulate two specific categories of juvenile

  • Children’s strollers – Ordinance No. 167 of April
    13, 2021 (167/2021)
    ‘Approving the Quality Technical Regulation and Conformity Assessment
    Requirements for Children’s Strollers’
  • Feeding
    chairs – Ordinance No. 168 of April 14, 2021 (168/2021) ‘Approving the Quality
    Technical Regulation and Conformity Assessment Requirements for Children’s
    Feeding Chairs’

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published in April 2021 by the Brazilian Ministry of Economy/National Institute
of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO),
these legislative documents consolidate the technical regulations and
conformity assessment requirements for both product types. They follow a
similar structure and contain provisions relating to, inter alia, scope,
premarket requirements, market surveillance, technical regulations and
conformity assessment requirements, and use of the ‘Conformity Identification
Seal’ (CIS).

Upon their effective dates, they repealed:

  • Ordinance Nos. 167/2021 ‘Strollers’: INMETRO Ordinance Nos. 315/12, 351/2012,
    494/2015 & 222/2016
  • Ordinance 168/2021 ‘Feeding Chairs’: INMETRO
    Ordinance Nos. 683/2012, 51/2013 & 227/2016

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Stakeholders wishing to learn more about the ‘Quality
Technical Regulation’ (Annex I) and ‘Conformity Assessment Requirements’ (Annex II) contained in Ordinances 167/2021
and 168/2021 should review SGS’s original SafeGuard 058/21.

SGS Toy & Juvenile Product Services

SGS offers a wide range of services to ensure that products comply with
relevant standards for childcare articles and children’s equipment. They
provide consulting, training, product development, testing, audit and
inspection services to ensure that products comply with strict regulations
worldwide, demonstrating the safety and quality of juvenile products being
brought to the market.
Learn more about SGS’s Toy & Juvenile Product


keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods
industry. Read the full Brazil Issues
Legislation for Children’s Strollers and Feeding Chairs

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further information contact:

Dr. HingWo Tsang

Information and Innovation Manager

(+852) 2774 7420

Bruno Grigoleto


Tel: (+55) 11 2664
9595 ext. 8060





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