Equivalence Agreements

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The North American Free Trade Agreement, in its Article 906.6 establishes that each Party shall, wherever possible, accept the results of a conformity assessment procedure conducted in the territory of another Party, provided that it is satisfied that the procedure offers an assurance, equivalent to that provided by a procedure it conducts or a procedure conducted in its territory the results of which it accepts, that the relevant good or service complies with the applicable technical regulation or standard adopted or maintained in the Party's territory.

EQUIVALENCY agreements of NOM-001-SCFI-1993, NOM-016-SCFI-1993, NOM-019-SCFI-1998 and the Twentieth Amendment to the Agreement by which the Secretariat of Economy issues General Rules and Criteria on Foreign Trade Matters published by the Secretariat of Economy in the Official Gazette of the Federation on August 17, 2010. (Available in Spanish)

AGREEMENT accepting as equivalents to NOM-001-SCFI-1993, Domestic appliances that run on different energy sources-safety requirements and testing methods for the approval type and their conformity assessment results, technical regulations and procedures for conformity assessments of the United States of America and Canada. (Available in Spanish).

AGREEMENT accepting as equivalents to NOM-016-SCFI-1993, Electronic appliances-electronic office appliances that run on different energy sources-safety requirements and testing methods and their conformity assessment results, technical regulations and procedures for conformity assessments of the United States of America and Canada. (Available in Spanish).

AGREEMENT accepting as equivalents to NOM-019-SCFI-1998, Security of Data Processing Equipment and their conformity assessment results,  technical regulations and procedures for conformity assessments of the United States of America and Canada. (Available in Spanish).