It is Brazilian federal revenue service agency and a secretariat of the Ministry of Finance of Brazil. The bureau has the role of administrating tax collection and the customs of Brazil. It also controls noncompliance, smuggling, piracy and drug trafficking.
Its role is to promote the protection of the population’s health by executing sanitary control of production, marketing and use of products & services of health regulation, including related environments, technologies & control in ports, airports & borders.
It is a Brazilian federal autarchy. In Brazil, certification bodies must be accredited by INMETRO. Electrical & electronic products that meet requirements and that are certified by INMETRO accredited organization must carry the mandatory INMETRO mark.