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The Republic of Chile

The Republic of Chile became a Member State in 1908.

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Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 18 October 2000

Signed by: Raul NÚÑEZ-BRANTES (then Head of Metrology Division, INN)
  • Instituto Nacional de Normalización (INN), Santiago

  • Designated institute(s):
  • For flow: Calibraciones Industriales S.A. (CISA), Iquique
  • For mass and temperature: Centro de Estudios, Medición y Certificación de Calidad (CESMEC Ltda.), Macul
  • For amount of substance: Chemical Laboratory of CODELCO Norte Division (CODELCO), Santiago
  • For ionizing radiation: Comisión Chilena de Energía Nuclear (CCHEN), Santiago
  • For pressure: Empresa Nacional de Aeronáutica (ENAER), Santiago
  • For force: Instituto de Investigaciones y Control (IDIC), Santiago
  • For amount of substance: fresh water (5.1); food contaminants (11.2) and other food-related measurements (11.4): Instituto de Salud Pública (ISP), Santiago (from 1 April 2013)
  • For dimensional measurements: Laboratorio Custodio de Patrones Nacionales de Longitud, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (DICTUC S.A.), Santiago
  • For electricity and magnetism: Universidad de Concepción (UDEC), Santiago

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    The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

    INN from 13 October 2006

    Over the last 15 years this State has benefited from BIPM comparison and calibration services in the following fields:

    • Ionizing Radiation (for Chile. traceability to the BIPM in the field of dosimetry is established though BIPM calibrations made for the IAEA)
    • Mass

    BIPM calibration certificates issued to the Republic of Chile and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2018:
    • Mr Cristobal Ortiz (Head of Delegation)
    Delegates at recent meetings of NMI Directors and State Party Representatives:
    • No participants at recent meetings (2017, 2019)

    Nationals having participated in/benefited from the BIPM CBKT programme:

    • No participants yet

    National institutes having sponsored a BIPM CBKT initiative (in full or in part):

    • No sponsorship yet

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