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ANATEL published the updated Act 5159 and the new Act 13423 for mobile chargers

ANATEL published the updated Act 5159 and the new Act 13423 for mobile chargers. The National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) published Act No. 5159 in April 2022. 

This act is with regard to the update of technical requirements and test procedures for assessing the conformity of Chargers Used in Cellular Mobile Phone. 

In Mid October, Brazil ANATEL issued an inform letter 108/2022, Proposal to extend the deadline for entry into force and review of Act No. 5159 of April 8, 2022. New Act 13423 defines that the old Act 3481 will be revoked only on Oct 21, 2023 (with additional 360 days delay) and the use of the new Act 5159 is optional until then. 

According to the announcement of the extension, manufacturers have an option to certify the device as per standards approved by Act 3481/2019 (Old Act) or Act 5159/2022 (New Act) from Oct 26th to Oct 21st, 2023. After October 21, 2023, Act 3481/2019 will be revoked and compliance with Act 5159/2022 will be mandatory.


The following are included under the Act’s scope:

  • A/C portable chargers
  • D/C portable chargers
  • AC/DC inductive chargers
  • USB interface for electrical power to electronic device

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

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Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA