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Ministry of the Environment – Supreme Decree N°39 establishes emission standards for mobile machinery

25 Oct 2021


On October 21, 2021, Supreme Decree No. 39 of the Ministry of the Environment was published, which establishes emission standards for mobile machinery (defined in letter a) of Article 2°), coming into force today.

Scope of application: mobile machinery, which importation is made 24 months from the present date. In the case of tractors, a period of 36 months from the present date shall apply.

Obligated parties: Manufacturers or their legal representatives in Chile, distributors or importers of mobile machinery subject to the emission limits required by the standard, which must submit the respective documentation to the Superintendence of the Environment.

Inspection: Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente.


If you require additional information on this matter, please contact: Martín Esser,