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Mexico Technical Regulations for Vehicle Safety Devices

The Government of Mexico is soliciting public comment on proposed technical regulations concerning essential safety devices for new vehicles.

Mexico’s General Standards Bureau (DGN) is soliciting public comments on PROY-NOM-194-SE-2021 Essential Safety Devices for New Vehicles-Safety Specifications.

This technical regulation establishes important requirements for vehicle safety devices for passenger, light, and autonomous (electric and gas) vehicles sold or imported into Mexico, including mandatory and non-mandatory specifications, conformity assessment procedures, and inspections. The draft regulation can be found at the following link: 

 https://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5630550&fecha=22/09/2021&print=true 
*Available in Spanish only.

Manufacturers of vehicles and vehicle safety devices and other interested stakeholders should review this notice carefully. DGN will accept public comments for 60 days from September 23, 2021 via the following:

CCONNSE - Comité Consultivo Nacional de Normalización de la Secretaría de Economía
Address: Calle Pachuca No. 189, Colonia Condesa, 06140 Mexico City 
E-mail: dgn.industriapesada@economia.gob.mx 

If you have additional questions, please contact the U.S. Commercial Service in Mexico:

Patrick Krissek, Principal Commercial Officer - Automotive
Patrick.Krissek@trade.gov 

Monica Martinez, Commercial Specialist - Automotive
Monica.Martinez@trade.gov 

09/23/2021