Peru - Country Commercial Guide
Standards for Trade

Describes standards, identifies the national standards, accreditation bodies, and lists the national testing organization(s) and conformity assessment bodies.

Last published date: 2021-10-07

In November 2004, Peru issued a regulation on labeling and marking (Ley del Rotulado- Law 28405). This law established that products exported to Peru should have a label with the following information:

  •  Name of product
  •  Country of origin
  •  Address of exporter, importer, or distributor
  •  Expiration date
  •  Conservation method
  •  Weight in metric system

Testing, Inspection and Certification

There are accreditation bodies (http://www.digesa.minsa.gob.pe/)for different industries. The laboratories that can provide assistance to U.S. exporters can be found in this PDF from INACAL(https://www.gob.pe/inacal/) . Products coming from the United States will not experience issues entering Peru if importers receive information in advance regarding the products’ composition and/or ingredients. The following firms are certified by CTR to provide Conformity Assessment services:

  • INASA- Phone: (511) 616-5200
  • SGS del Perú: (511) 517-1900
  • BSI Inspectorate Perú: (511) 613-8080
  • EQUAS S.A.: (511) 349-4050
  • SG Nortek: (metrology services) (511) 572-2630, sgnortek@terra.com.pe

Publication of Technical Regulations

Products coming from the United States will not encounter difficulties entering Peru if importers receive information in advance regarding the products’ composition and/or ingredients. The regulatory framework is similar to that of the United States It is common to hold seminars sponsored by ANSI, ASTM, NEMA and others to encourage conformity with global standards.

Contact Information

INDECOPI and CTR in Lima: (511) 224-7800 ext. 1261, fax (511) 224-7800 ext.1296

The point of contact regarding standards issues at the U.S. Commercial Service in Embassy Lima is Gustavo Romero, Commercial Specialist, gustavo.romero@trade.gov Phone: (511) 618-2442