IRAM Certification

As an accredited testing laboratory, we’ve helped thousands of manufacturers complete safety testing for their products and achieve IRAM certification & S mark.

1. IRAM certification

IRAM stands for Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación, which translates to the Argentine Institute of Standardization and Certification, performs conformity assessment and certifications necessary to comply with the country’s regulations.

2. More about IRAM certification

The Argentine government adopted two new resolutions: 197/2004 and 198/2004. Resolution 197/2004 allows manufacturers and importers to choose different certification systems. Resolution 197/2004 applies to the following products: electronic and electrical products, toys, and personal protection equipment (PPE).

  • S-Mark Certification: applies mainly to household and lighting equipment/components (including LED’s), connectors, fuses, circuit breakers and similar devices.
  • S-Type Certification: scheme most commonly utilized for certification of ITE and similar electrical/electronic devices.
  • Lot Approval: most suited to one-time /low volume shipments of electrical/electronic devices.

Resolution 198/2004 has mandatory certification requirements for some electrical and electronic products, while resolution 198/2004 stipulates that the following products are no longer included in the scope of mandatory certification:

  • Products with rated current greater than 63A;
  • Products with rated voltage less than 50V, powered by battery;
  • Products with rated voltage less than 50V, powered by external power supply (including battery).

Required documentation varies depending on the products. For detailed required documentation on specific product, please fill out our short form, our expert will be glad to assist you further. Below are some of typical required documentation for IRAM certification:

  • Safety test report: CB test report and certificate issued by TÜV Rheinland, or IEC test report in English issued by TÜV Rheinland and national requirements for Argentina.
  • Additional documents: application form, Importer’s authorization, design drawings, specifications, circuit diagrams, product photos, safety warnings printed in Spanish on the nameplate, instruction manual in Spanish, factory inspection report issued by TÜV Rheinland, certificate of compliance of the plug with the Argentine IRAM 2063/2073 standard (if the plug does not comply with the Argentine IRAM standard, the specifications and samples of the plug must be provided additionally).
  • The following requirements must be met:
    • The power supply must have a valid Argentine certification;
    • The product manual must indicate the technical parameters of the adapted power supply or the model of the adapted power supply;
    • The product instructions manual must indicate that the use of non-specified power supply is dangerous.

Below are the general application steps for achieving IRAM certificate. Have questions or not sure where to start? Please fill out our short form, our expert will be glad to assist further.

  • Fill out the application form;
  • Issue a test report according to IEC standards or IRAM standards;
  • Proof of discrepancies meeting Argentina’s national requirements, e.g. discrepancy report;
  • Label;
  • Information of importers and exporters;
  • Certificate of trademark registration;
  • Register company name in in public commerce;
  • Signing the rules of procedure;
  • Factory inspection report (once a year).
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3. Factory inspection

Initial and subsequent annual factory inspections are required for IRAM S-mark certificate, C1G 023 factory inspection reports are also accepted. Factory inspection is not required for type approval and batch approval.

4. Price and lead time

You will never pay for services that you don’t need! GTG Group provides a customized quote which are tailored to each client's needs and budget. Furthermore, we can expedite the certification process by leveraging modern technologies that ensure you receive the IRAM certification in a reasonably short time frame, faster than the average industry time.

However, the cost and the lead time of testing and certification varies depending on the product complexity and the testing requirements. GTG Group provides free consultation to assess your needs and provide advice on how to get started with compliance. Contact us today by filling out our short form!

5. Why choose us?

Founded in 2012, GTG Group is an independent ISO/IEC 17025 accredited product testing and certification services provider in China, providing comprehensive testing and regulatory certifications obtaining services for a wide range of products. Our goal is to certify your products and ensure their compliance with regulatory standards in order to help you access worldwide markets.

By working with GTG Group, you will enjoy the convenience of completing all of your tests (safety, EMC, RF, wireless, energy efficiency, environmental, durability, performance, chemical and other tests) and receive certification for your product from a single accredited lab. You will also eliminate the headaches of using multiple labs, delays in logistics, and shipping costs. Contact us today!

One of the most significant advantages of working with GTG Group is that we perform real test and are responsible for the end user. This is essential because it avoid risks and provides peace of mind to businesses and individuals who use the products. We have worked with some of the world’s leading businesses, and our services are highly regarded by our clients. When you choose the GTG Group for testing and certification, you can be confident that you are working with a trusted and reliable partner.

Our testing and test reports are globally recognized and accepted by regulatory agencies, ensuring that your products meet the necessary standards and regulations. GTG Group’s subsidiaries are accredited by local and international certification bodies that includes IECEE, UL, A2LA, NVLAP, ITS (Intertek), KTC, TÜV, Eurofins, CNAS, CMA, CQC. Our accreditation is a testament to our commitment to providing high-quality testing services that meet industry standards. Check all accreditation documents in this page.

GTG Group accredited laboratory have more than 13 years of experience in safety testing for global market and have helped thousands of businesses achieve local certifications for both mandatory and voluntary. Experts we hired are all with deep industry expertise and extensive technical knowledge that can help you avoid common mistakes.

Our facilities are with enough space to perform every type of test separately and have room for all your equipment as well as plenty of workspace around it. GTG Group covers a testing area of 30,000 square meters and have more safety testing labs, EMC testing labs, RF testing labs, wireless testing labs, energy efficiency testing labs, performance testing labs, durability testing labs and environmental testing labs than our peers. 

Furthemore, our standardized and normalized testing process allows us to deliver accurate and reliable testing results within a short timeframe. That’s why our turnaround time is among the fastest in the industry, ensuring that our clients get their products to the market without any delay.

GTG Group invest heavily in modern testing equipment and have a rigorous quality control process in place to ensure that the testing methods are accurate and reliable. Additionally, the laboratory regularly upgrades its equipment to ensure that it remains at the cutting edge of technology.

We understand that every product is different, and the cost is a significant factor when it comes to product development. GTG Group strive to provide affordable testing solutions without compromising on quality. Our team of experts will work closely with you to understand your product’s specific needs and design testing solutions that meet your requirements and ensures compliance with regulatory standards. This means that you can get the testing you need, without paying for services that you don’t, ensuring that our clients always get the best value for their money.

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