inmetroFor certification of motorcycle exhaust system – INMETRO ordinance 123 of 03/19/14:
CENIC laboratory is of 3rd party and accredited by INMETRO’s CGCRE for all tests of item 5 of annex IV of INMETRO ordinance nº 123 of 03/19/2014 and nº 50 of 01/28/2014.

Exhaust system
INMETRO ordinance nº 123 of 03/19/14
INMETRO ordinance nº 50 of 01/28/14
ABNT standard: NBR 8094
• Dimensional analysis;
• Visual inspection;
• Burn protection;
• Salt-spray.

How can CENIC Laboratory help?
In order to enable the manufacturer or importer to obtain INMETRO certification of transmission and exhaust system components of motorcycles and similar, CENIC laboratory performs all tests in conformity with the compulsory certification requisites.

What is the meaning of compulsory certification?
In Brazil the products crown, chain, pinion and exhaust system were integrated into the ‘Sistema Brasileiro de Avaliação da Conformidade – SBAC’ (Brazilian Conformity Assessment System) through Ordinance Nº 123 of March 19, 2014 which institutes for these products the compulsory certification method, to be performed by a Product Certification Agency – OCP accredited by INMETRO. Under SBAC, INMETRO is the agency in charge for management of the Conformity Assessment Programs.

In short, to manufacture and/or import these motorcycle parts in Brazil it is mandatory to comply with INMETRO regulations and to obtain certification.

Where to begin?
The first step is to find at INMETRO’s site an OCP – Product Certification Agency accredited for “Automotive components”. Upon definition of the pertinent certification model and after having dealt with the initial stage of the project description and audit (or maintenance), the moment comes for the selection of the laboratory which is to perform the tests required for certification.

How to choose the test laboratory?
Selection of the laboratory can be made by the client together with OCP. INMETRO regulations feature a list of selection priorities, the foremost being that the laboratory be of third party, accredited by INMETRO’s CGCRE for the tests called for by the certification.

As regards type services providers, the laboratories are classified as follows:
First party: manufacturer’s or supplier’s laboratory;
Second party: buyer’s laboratory;
Third party: Previously accredited laboratory without any ties to supplier or client.

How does CENIC Laboratory fit in?
CENIC Laboratory does not include in its shareholding structure any manufacturers, importers or buyers of any type of product; therefore it is a laboratory of third party, neutral, of repute, independent and free from pressures of the interested parties.
Get in touch with us and ask for a quote. We have a service provision agreement with various OCP’s which work with this product.