Brazil Updates Ordinance for Toys

Stakeholders are reminded that Brazil’s new ordinance,
detailing the consolidated technical regulations and conformity assessment
requirements for toys, came into force on August 2, 2021.

Published by the Ministry of Economy/National
Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) as Ordinance No. 302
of July 12, 2021, it contains
several important provisions, including:

  • Establishing consolidated
    regulations for toys in the form of:

    • Annex I – quality technical regulations
    • Annex II – conformity assessment requirements
    • Annex III – specifications for the conformity identification seal –
      suppliers may choose Certification Model 1b, 2 or 5 for conformity assessment
  • Certified toys to be
    registered with INMETRO
  • In-scope toys are subject
    to market surveillance
  • Suppliers must furnish the required information
    within 15 days when requested by INMETRO
  • Provides a
    (non-exhaustive) list of products that are considered as:

    • Annex IV – considered toys
    • Annex V – not considered toys

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Stakeholders should be aware of the following
important dates:

  • January 1, 2022 –
    domestic manufacturers/importers to only produce/import compliant toys
  • January 1, 2023 –
    domestic manufacturers/importers to only market compliant toys
  • July 1, 2025 – establishments
    to only distribute or carry out commercial activity with compliant toys

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Ordinance No. 302 states that certificates based upon previous ordinances – Nos. 563/2016
and 217/2020 – should be assessed against the new law at the next evaluation.

To see a summary of
complementary documents for the conformity assessment
requirements, see SGS’s original SafeGuard 107/21.

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. After all, it’s only trusted because it’s tested.
Learn more about SGS’s Toy & Juvenile Product


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further information contact:

Dr. HingWo Tsang

Global Information and Innovation Manager

Tel: (+852) 2774 7420



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