MX Mexiko
  • 29 - Elektrotechnik
  • 31 - Elektronik
  • 35 - Informationstechnik, Büromaschinen

Information technology equipment and related apparatus, and office equipment.

Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-019-SE-2020, Equipos de tecnologías de la información y sus equipos asociados, así como equipo de uso en oficina - Requisitos de seguridad (Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-019-SE-2020, Information technology equipment and related apparatus, and office equipment - Safety requirements) (This text will cancel Mexican Official Standard NOM-019-SCFI-1998 and cancels draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-019-SCFI-2016) (36 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Mexican Official Standard establishes the general and specific safety features and requirements for information technology equipment and related apparatus, and office equipment, that are imported into and marketed, distributed or hired out in the territory of the United Mexican States. It seeks to ensure consumer safety and protect property by preventing any unacceptable risk of harm. The text establishes characteristics pertaining to the use of the equipment and systems, with a view to preventing any possible misuse and ensuring that their installation, maintenance and usage correspond to the purpose for which they are intended, taking into consideration the following aspects:

1.    Electric shock;

2.    Energy-related hazards;

3.    Fire;

4.    Thermal hazards;

5.    Mechanical hazards;

6.    Radiation;

7.    Chemical hazards.

The Standard seeks to reduce risks associated with installed equipment, whether consisting of a system of interconnected units or independent units, and to ensure that it is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

It also sets forth requirements that seek to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury for the operator and for non-professional personnel that may come into contact with the equipment and, where specifically stated, for maintenance personnel.