Household refrigerators and freezers (ICS number: 97.040.30)
REGLAMENTO CENTROAMERICANO RTCA 97.01.81:22 PRODUCTOS ELÉCTRICOS. REFRIGERADORES Y CONGELADORES ELECTRODOMÉSTICOS. ESPECIFICACIONES DE EFICIENCIA ENERGÉTICA (Central American Technical Regulation (RTCA) No. 97.01.81:22: Electrical products. Household refrigerators and freezers. Energy efficiency specifications) (16 pages, in Spanish)
The purpose of the notified Technical Regulation is to establish the maximum energy consumption levels, test method, conformity assessment procedure and labelling for household refrigerators and freezers operated using hermetic motor-driven compressors, which are manufactured or marketed in, or imported into, the States Parties.
It applies to household refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers of up to 1,104 litres (39 cubic feet) and household freezers of up to 850 litres (30 cubic feet) operated using hermetic motor-driven compressors, which are manufactured or marketed in, or imported into, the States Parties.
The following devices are excluded from the scope of this Technical Regulation:
Self-contained commercial refrigeration appliances.
Wine coolers/chillers, water coolers and dispensers.
Household goods. Samples of no commercial value, depending on each State Party's procedure.