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United Kingdom

G/TBT/N/GBR/43
Draft Statutory Instrument: The Restriction of The Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic...
These measures will amend the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012 ("the RoHS Regulations") as they apply in England and Wales and Scotland. Regulation 2(2) will amend the...

Description: Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). More detail on...

23/11/2021

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France

G/TBT/N/FRA/213
Décret relatif aux exigences de performance énergétique et environnementale des constructions de bâtiments de bureaux et...
Le projet de décret relatif aux exigences de performance énergétique et environnementale des constructions de bâtiments de bureaux et d'enseignement primaire ou secondaire en France métropolitaine définit les indicateurs sur lesquels porteront les...

Description: Produits de construction, produits de décoration, et...

23/11/2021

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G/TBT/N/FRA/214
Arrêté modifiant l'arrêté du 4 août 2021 relatif aux exigences de performance énergétique et environnementale des...
Le projet d'arrêté notifié par le présent formulaire vient modifier l'arrêté du 4 août 2021 relatif aux exigences de performance énergétique et environnementale des constructions de bâtiments en France métropolitaine et portant approbation de la...

Description: Produits de construction, produits de décoration, et...

23/11/2021

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México

G/TBT/N/MEX/502
Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-194-SE-2021, Dispositivos de seguridad para vehículos ligeros...
El presente Proyecto de Regulación Técnica Mexicana establece los requisitos y especificaciones que deben cumplir los dispositivos de seguridad que se incorporen en los vehículos ligeros nuevos, regulaciones, así como los requisitos aplicables a los...

Description: Dispositivos de seguridad para vehículos ligeros

23/11/2021

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México

G/TBT/N/MEX/488/Add.2
PROYECTO de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-003-ENER-2020, Eficiencia térmica de calentadores de agua para uso doméstico...
Se publica la NORMA Oficial Mexicana NOM-003-ENER-2021, Eficiencia térmica de calentadores de agua para uso doméstico y comercial. Límites, métodos de prueba y etiquetado Microsoft Word - sener (dof.gob.mx)

Description: Calentadores de agua para uso doméstico y comercial

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1620/Rev.1/Add.1/Corr.1
Improvements for Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Test Procedures, and Other Technical Amendments
TITLE: Improvements for Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Test Procedures, and Other Technical Amendments AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ACTION: Correction In rule document 2021-05306, appearing on pages 34308-34590, in the issue of...

Description: Heavy-duty engines and vehicles

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/297/Add.15
Regime governing the mandatory certification of compliance with the essential safety requirements for low-voltage...
Notification of the draft Resolution amending the "Regime governing the mandatory certification of compliance with the essential safety requirements for low-voltage electrical products marketed in Argentina", established by SC Resolution No. 169/2019...

Description: Low-voltage electrical products ;

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/499
PROYECTO de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-251-SE-2020, Industria de la construcción-Productos de hierro y...
The notified draft Mexican Official Standard establishes the specifications, test methods, commercial information and conformity assessment applicable to iron and steel products for the construction sector that are manufactured, imported and/or...

Description: Iron and steel products for construction

01/10/2021

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3278
Notification of Availability of a Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Mango (Mangifera indica L.) Fruit From...
APHIS is advising the public that it has prepared a pest risk analysis that evaluates the risks associated with the importation of fresh mango fruit from Grenada into the United States. Based on the analysis, APHIS has determined that the application...

Description: Fresh mangoes

08/11/2021

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Korea, Republic of

G/SPS/N/KOR/737
Proposed amendment to the "Enforcement Rule of Aquatic Life Disease Control Act"
(1) Listing Infection with Decapod iridescent virus-1 (DIV1) as contagious aquatic organisms disease;(2) Listing amphibian to be quarantined before import;(3) Approving electronic certificates provided by exporting countries' competent...

Description: All live aquatic animals (fish, molluscs and crustaceans)...

22/11/2021

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Japan

G/TBT/N/JPN/709
Partial Revision to the Electrical Appliances and Apparatus Quality Labeling Regulation
The proposed partial revision of the Electrical Appliances and Apparatus Quality Labeling Regulation includes following major changes:(1) To change the target television receivers on which classification names and receiver size to be labeled.(2) To...

Description: Television receivers

22/11/2021

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Japan

G/TBT/N/JPN/710
Partial Revision to the Textile Goods Quality Labeling Regulation
With regard to terms showing composing fibers names for labeling, to change “アクリル系” which means “In which the mass of acrylonitrile accounts for under 15%” to “モダクリル” which means “Modacrylic”.

Description: Textile goods

22/11/2021

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Chinese Taipei

G/TBT/N/TPKM/466
Proposal for Amendment to the Legal Inspection Requirements for Fire Doors of Buildings
Fire doors of buildings are subject to mandatory inspection under the certification system of the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI). BSMI proposes to amend the "Legal Inspection Requirements of Fire Doors of Buildings." The main...

Description: Fire Doors of Buildings

22/11/2021

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México

G/TBT/N/MEX/501
PROYECTO de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-243-SE-2020, Olinalá-Especificaciones
Este Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana establece las especificaciones y procesos con que debe cumplir cualquier artesanía de madera denominada Olinalá, que se manufactura con materia prima del municipio de Olinalá, Estado de Guerrero, de conformidad...

Description: Artesanía de madera denominada Olinalá

22/11/2021

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European Union

G/SPS/N/EU/508
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1377 authorising the change of the conditions of use of the novel food...
On the basis of an underpinning opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/5993, the measure authorises the use of astaxanthin-rich oleoresin from Haematococcus pluvialis algae in food...

Description: Astaxanthin-rich oleoresin from Haematococcus pluvialis...

 

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3275
USDA APHIS Amends Import Requirements for Citrus from Australia in Federal Order
Effective 20 August 2021, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is revising the entry requirements for citrus fruit from the Districts of Riverina and Sunraysia in Australia. This revision is necessary because both Riverina and...

Description: Fresh citrus species: • Grapefruit, Citrus x paradisi...

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3276
APHIS amends entry requirements for importation of Fragaria spp., Rosa spp., and Rubus spp. plants from Canada into the...
Effective 14 September 2021, USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending the entry requirements for the importation of Fragaria spp., Rosa spp., and Rubus spp. plants produced in Canada to prevent the introduction of the...

Description: Fragaria spp., Rosa spp., and Rubus spp. plants

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3277
APHIS Amends Import Requirements for Fresh Fig Fruit from Mexico in Federal Emergency Order
APHIS has determined that the introduction and establishment of BFF poses a serious threat to US agriculture including fresh fig fruits grown in the United States. APHIS has determined that additional import requirements for fresh fig fruit from...

Description: Fresh fig fruit (Ficus carica L.)

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Philippines

G/SPS/N/PHL/490/Add.1
Department of Agriculture Memorandum Order No. 10 Series of 2021, Temporary Ban on the Importation of Domestic and Wild...
Department of Agriculture Memorandum Order No. 56 Series of 2021, Lifting the Temporary Ban on the Importation of Domestic and Wild Birds and Their Products Including Poultry Meat, Day-old Chicks, Eggs and Semen Originating from Kerekegyhaza,...

Description: HS Code: 0105 - Live poultry, "fowls of the species Gallus...

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/SPS/N/MEX/391/Add.1
Phytosanitary requirements governing the importation into Mexico of endive (Cichorium endivia L.) seeds, originating in...
Please be advised that the public consultation period for WTO Members regarding the import requirements proposed by the National Agri-Food Health, Safety and Quality Service (SENASICA) for the importation into Mexico of endive (Cichorium endivia L.)...

HS codes: 120991

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/SPS/N/MEX/394/Add.1
Phytosanitary requirements governing the importation into Mexico of Brussels chicory (Cichorium intybus var. foliosum)...
Please be advised that the public consultation period for WTO Members regarding the import requirements proposed by the National Agri-Food Health, Safety and Quality Service (SENASICA) for the importation into Mexico of Brussels chicory (Cichorium...

HS codes: 0601

 

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United Kingdom

G/SPS/N/GBR/12
Pre-notification of Goods detailed in Article 73 of the retained Plant Health Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/2031)
This instrument uses a power in the retained Regulation (EU) 2017/625 ("the Official Controls Regulation") to make regulations requiring the pre-notification of goods detailed in Article 73 ("Article 73 goods") of the retained Plant Health Regulation...

Description: Goods subject to Article 73 of the retained Plant Health...

21/11/2021

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New Zealand

G/TBT/N/NZL/107
Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill.
The single broad policy of this omnibus bill is to achieve a rapid reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from light vehicles imported into New Zealand by increasing the supply and variety of zero- and low-emissions vehicles, increasing the demand for...

Description: Light motor vehicle (cars, SUVs, vans, light trucks, up to...

21/11/2021

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European Union

G/SPS/N/EU/507
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1688 of 20 September 2021 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201...
On 23 June 2021, the European Food Safety Authority updated the database of host plants susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa (Wells et al.). Annexes I and II to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 are therefore amended accordingly. For reasons of...

Description: Xylella fastidiosa host plants: the list of Annex I of...

 

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United Arab Emirates

G/SPS/N/ARE/239
United Arab Emirates is imposing a temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and their untreated...
Following the notification published by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) regarding the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus (HPAI) in Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates is applying a precautionary sanitary measure to...

Description: Live poultry (HS Code: 0105), day-old chicks (HS Code:...

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1263
Inmetro Ordinance N° 382, 17 September 2021.
Inmetro Ordinance No. 382 provides the consolidation of conformity assessment requirements for liquid immersed distribution transformers.

Description: HS 8504 (Electric transformers), ICS code: 29.180...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1264
Inmetro Ordinance N° 384, 17 September 2021.
Inmetro Ordinance No. 384 provides the consolidation of technical regulation for drinking water reservoir.

Description: Drinking Water Reservoirs

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/150/Add.1
Consolidation of acceptance criteria for the quantitative verification of soap powder, soap-flakes and coconut soap...
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 386, 17 September 2021 that consolidates the acceptance criteria for the quantitative verification of soap powder, soap-flakes and coconut soap powder, including...

Description: Soap; organic surface-active preparations for soap use, in...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/457/Add.2
Consolidation of technical quality regulation and conformity assessment requirements for blister packages for food.
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 387, 17 September 2021 that consolidates the technical quality regulation technical regulation for blister packages for food. The aim of the consolidation of the...

Description: Blister packages for food (HS 3923).

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1640/Add.2/Corr.1
Control of Air Pollution From Airplanes and Airplane Engines: GHG Emission Standards and Test Procedures
TITLE: Control of Air Pollution From Airplanes and Airplane Engines: GHG Emission Standards and Test Procedures AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency ACTION: Correction In rule document 2020-28882, appearing on pages 2136-2174 in the issue of...

Description: Airplane emissions

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/319/Add.5
Consolidation of conformity assessment requirements for manufacture of accessible vehicles of road characteristics for...
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 383, 17 September 2021 that consolidates conformity assessment requirements for manufacture of accessible vehicles of road characteristics for collective...

Description: Manufacture of Accessible Vehicles of Road Characteristics...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/312/Add.13
Consolidation of technical quality regulation and conformity assessment requirements for new tires.
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 379, 14 September 2021 that consolidates the technical quality regulation and conformity assessment requirements for new tires. The aim of the consolidation of...

Description: Tyres (HS 4011).

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1002/Add.2
Regulatory standards of safety devices and procedures for identification and marking of firearms and their parts.
Army Command - Board of Controlled Goods Surveillance issued Ordinance No. 213, COLOG/C Ex, 15 September 2021 that approves the regulatory standards of safety devices and procedures for identification and marking of firearms and their parts,...

ICS codes: 95.020
HS codes: 9302

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1001/Add.2
Procedures for identification, marking of ammunition and their packaging.
Army Command - Board of Controlled Goods Surveillanceissued Ordinance No. 214, COLOG/C Ex, 15 September 2021 that approves procedures for identification, marking of ammunition and their packaging under the controlled products inspection system.

ICS codes: 95.020
HS codes: 930621

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/907/Add.12
Revocation of items concerning the risk classification of economic activities associated with the acts of release -...
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology - Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 379, 14 September 2021 that consolidates the technical quality regulations and the conformity Assessment requirements for new tires. Inmetro Ordinance No. 379...

Description: All products, services and processes that are subject to a...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/443/Add.4
Amendment of Inmetro Ordinance No. 84, 10 February 2021.
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 385, 17 September 2021 that amends Inmetro Ordinance No. 84, 10 February 2021 notified through G/TBT/N/BRA/443/Add.3, consolidation of conformity assessment...

Description: Sterile hypodermic syringes for single use (HS 9018.3).

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1779
National Volatile Organic Compound Emission Standards for Aerosol Coatings Amendments
Proposed rule - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend the National Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emission Standards for Aerosol Coatings, which establishes reactivity-based emission standards for the aerosol coatings...

Description: Aerosol coatings; VOCs

16/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/124
The draft National technical regulation on planting-materials of perennial fruit crop – Part 2: Pummelo
This draft national technical regulation prescribes the quality requirements of propagation/planting materials (incl. seedlings) for fruit trees of pummelo species (Citrus grandis) to use for production by grafting method. This technical regulation...

Description: Propagation/planting materials of pummelo species (Citrus...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/125
The draft National technical regulation on Planting-materials quality of perennial industrial crop – Part 1: Coffee
This draft national technical regulation prescribes the quality requirements of propagating materials and seedlings of coffee crop (Coffea canaphora and Coffea arabica) to use for seedling production by vegetative and sexual propagation methods....

Description: Propagation/planting materials of coffee (Coffea canaphora...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/126
The draft National technical regulation on Planting-materials of perennial fruit crop – Part 1: Orange
This draft national technical regulation prescribes the quality requirements of propagation/planting materials (incl. seedlings) for fruit trees of citrus species (Citrus sinensis) and King mandarin (Citrus nobilis) to use for production by grafting...

Description: Propagation/planting materials of orange [citrus species...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/127
The draft National technical regulation on Planting-materials of perennial fruit crop – Part 3: Banana
This draft national technical regulation prescribes the quality requirements of propagation/planting materials for fruit trees of banana species (Musa spp.) to use for seedling production by by tissue culture method. This technical regulation will...

Description: Propagation/planting materials of banana species (Musa...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/128
The draft National Standard on Fruit Tree Cultivar – Elite Tree and Elite Orchard - Part 2: Pummelo
This draft national standard prescribes the quality requirements of elite trees and elite orchard for pummelo species (Citrus grandis) to use for seedling production. 

Description: Elite trees and elite orchard of pummelo (Citrus grandis)

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/129
The draft National Standard on Fruit Tree Cultivar – Elite Tree and Elite Orchard - Part 1: Orange
This draft national standard prescribes the quality requirements of elite trees and elite orchard for orange [citrus species (Citrus sinensis) and King mandarin (Citrus nobilis)] to use for seedling production.

Description: Elite trees and elite orchard of orange [citrus species...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/130
The draft National Standard on Fruit Tree Cultivar – Elite Tree and Elite Orchard - Part 3: Banana
This draft national standard prescribes the quality requirements of elite trees and elite orchard of banana (Musa spp.) to use for seedling production.

Description: Elite trees and elite orchard of banana (Musa spp.)

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/131
The draft National Standard on Industrial Crop Cultivas - Elite Tree and Original Garden - Part 1: Coffee
This draft national standard prescribes the quality requirements of elite trees and elite garden for coffee species (Coffea canaphora and Coffea arabica) to use for seedling production.

Description: Elite trees and original gardens of coffee (Coffea canaphora...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/132
The draft National Standard on Fruit crop cultivar – Value for cultivation and use. Part 1: Orange
This draft national standard prescribes the requirements of value of cultivation and use (VCU) and VCU testing/trial method for citrus species (Citrus sinensis) and King mandarin (Citrus nobilis).

Description: Value for cultivation and use of orange [citrus species...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/133
The draft National Standard on Fruit crop cultivar – Value of cultivation and use. Part 3: Banana
This draft national standard prescribes the requirements of value of cultivation and use (VCU) and VCU testing/trial method for banana species (Musa spp.).

Description: Value of cultivation and use of banana (Musa spp.)

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/134
The draft National Standard on Fruit crop cultivar – Value for cultivation and use. Part 2: Pummelo
This draft national standard prescribes the requirements of value of cultivation and use (VCU) and VCU testing/trial method for pummelo species (Citrus grandis).

Description: Value for cultivation and use of pummelo cultivar (Citrus...

20/11/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/135
The draft National Standard on Industrial crop cultivars – Value of cultivation and use. Part 1: Coffee
This draft national standard prescribes the requirements of value of cultivation and use (VCU) and VCU testing/trial method for coffee species (Coffea canaphora and Coffea arabica).

Description: Value of cultivation and use of coffee (Coffea canaphora and...

20/11/2021

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Philippines

G/TBT/N/PHL/266
Draft Department Administrative Order (DAO) No.____ Series of _____ The New Technical Regulation Concerning the...
This DAO prescribes the mandatory product certification of electric vehicle charging equipment and stations for charging electric road vehicle covered by the particular Philippine National Standards (PNS), whether locally manufactured or imported, as...

Description: Electric vehicle charging equipment and station

20/11/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1512/Rev.1/Add.1
Regulation of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals Under TSCA Section 6(h)
TITLE: Regulation of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals Under TSCA Section 6(h); Phenol, Isopropylated Phosphate (3:1); Compliance Date Extension AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ACTION: Final rule SUMMARY: The...

Description: Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals

 

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New Zealand

G/TBT/N/NZL/93/Add.2
Consumer Information Standards (Origin of Food) Regulations 2021
The Consumer Information Standards (Origin of Food) Regulations 2021 were made on 10 May 2021. The Regulations introduce mandatory country of origin labelling for imported and domestically produced fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and seafood which are...

Description: Imported and domestically produced fruit, vegetables, meat,...

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1690/Add.1
Allowing Earlier Equipment Marketing and Importation Opportunities
TITLE: Allowing Earlier Equipment Marketing and Importation Opportunities AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission ACTION: Final rule SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) adopts targeted enhancements that will modernize the...

Description: Radiofrequency (RF) devices

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1646/Add.1
Mitigation of Orbital Debris in the New Space Age
TITLE: Mitigation of Orbital Debris in the New Space Age AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission ACTION: Final rule; announcement of effective date SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission announces that the Office of Management and Budget...

Description: Satellite orbital debris

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1771
Protecting Against National Security Threats to the Communications Supply Chain Through the Equipment Authorization...
Proposed rule - The Commission proposes to revise rules related to its equipment authorization processes to prohibit authorization of any "covered" equipment on the recently established Covered List. The Commission also seeks comment on whether to...

Description: Equipment authorization processes

20/09/2021

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1235
Public Consultation 371, 30 July 2021
MAPA Ordinance No. 371 opens a 75-day period for public consultation on a proposal of MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on the identity and quality of bell pepper.The Ordinance and the project are available on MAPA...

ICS codes: 67.040
HS codes: 070960

16/10/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/KEN/1121
DEAS 455:2021 Long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets — Specification
This Draft East African Standard specifies requirements, sampling and test methods for treated Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN)

ICS codes: 59.080.30

26/10/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/903/Rev.1
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Residential and Commercial Clothes Washers
Notice of proposed rulemaking, request for comment, and announcement of webinar - The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") proposes to amend the test procedures for residential and commercial clothes washers to specify test conditions, instrument...

Description: Clothes washers

01/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/UGA/1380
DUS 2296-1:2021, Skin applied mosquito repellents — Specification —Part 1: Lotions, creams, gels and ointments, First...
This Draft Uganda Standard specifies the requirements, sampling and test methods for skin applied mosquito repellents in form of lotions, creams, gels and ointments.

Description: Mosquito repellent

02/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/UGA/1381
DUS 2296-2:2021, Skin applied mosquito repellents — Specification — Part 2: Sprays and roll-ons, First Edition
This Draft Uganda Standard specifies the requirements, sampling and test methods for skin applied mosquito repellents in form of sprays and roll-ons meant to be applied directly to the skin.

Description: Mosquito repellents

02/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/KEN/1122
DEAS 356:2021 Textiles — Requirements for inspection and acceptance of used textile products DRAFT AMENDMENT 1
This is a draft amendment 1 to the East African Standard (DEAS 356) Textiles — Requirements for inspection and acceptance of used textile products -DRAFT AMENDMENT 1 Page 2, Clause 4.6, bale mass

ICS codes: 59.080.01

02/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/KEN/1123
DKS 606:2021 Bedsheets made from blended polyester/cellulosic fabric or polyester and cellulosic combination...
This Kenya Standard specifies the requirements for bedsheets made from blended polyester and cellulosic blended yarns fabric or polyester and cellulosic combination fabric.

ICS codes: 59.080

02/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/UGA/1382
DUS 2296-3:2021, Skin applied mosquito repellents — Specification — Part 3: Wipes, First Edition
This Draft Uganda Standard specifies the requirements, sampling and methods of test for skin applied mosquito repellents prepared as wipes meant to be applied directly to the skin.

Description: Mosquito repellents

02/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/UGA/1383
DUS 2296-4:2021, Skin applied mosquito repellents — Specification — Part 4: Bathing soaps, First Edition
This Draft Uganda Standard specifies the requirements, sampling and methods of test for skin applied mosquito repellents in form of bathing soaps meant to be applied directly to the skin.

Description: Mosquito repellents

02/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/KEN/1124
DKS 2946:2021 Prayer Mats — Specification
This Kenya standard specifies requirements of woven prayer mat with cut-pile, dyed or printed for one prayer use

ICS codes: 59.060.01

06/11/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/981/Add.3
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Pumps
TITLE: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment; Early Assessment Review; Commercial and Industrial PumpsAGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of...

Description: Pumps

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/708/Add.6
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for...
TITLE: Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Consumer Products; Early Assessment Review; Faucets and Showerheads AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Request for information SUMMARY: The...

Description: Showerheads, faucets, water closets, urinals and commercial...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/949/Add.1
Establishing the identity and quality standards for edible gelatin, hydrolyzed gelatin and collagen
MAPA Ordinance 249, 25 November 2019, previously notified through G/TBT/N/BRA/949 – draft of a  technical regulation establishing the identity and quality standards for edible gelatin, hydrolyzed gelatin and collagen was adopted  by MAPA...

Description: 3503.00 - gelatin

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/966/Add.3
Amendment of Normative Instruction SDA No. 94, of 18 September 2020.
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply - MAPA issued Ordinance No. 386 of 25 August 2021,  which amends the annex for the acidity standards of the products of the technical regulation of identity and quality of whey, approved by...

ICS codes: 67.100, 67.100
HS codes: 040410, 040410

 

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European Union

G/TBT/N/EU/801/Add.1
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/934 supplementing Regulation (EU) No...
The notified draft amends Draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/934 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards authorised oenological practices...

Description: Wine products

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1514/Add.1/Corr.1
Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances (19-2.F)
TITLE: Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances (19-2.F) AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ACTION: CorrectionSUMMARY: In rule document 2021-17388, appearing on pages 46123-46133, in the issue of Wednesday, 18 August 2021,...

Description: Chemical substances

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1077/Add.2/Corr.1
Rectification of item 58 of the Object column, in Table 3 - Economic activities classified as risk level III, of Inmetro...
The rectification text is available only in Portuguese and can be downloaded at:

Description: Tacit approval for the public acts of release of Inmetro´s...

 

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Australia

G/TBT/N/AUS/129/Add.1
Review of the mandatory safety standard for Projectile Toys – Consultation paper.
The Australian Government has amended the Consumer Goods (Projectile Toys) Safety Standard 2020 to incorporate certain updates made to the Australian/New Zealand and International Organization for Standardization standards referenced in the safety...

Description: Projectile toys – a projectile toy is a product that is...

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/SPS/N/MEX/396
Decision amending the similar decision giving notification of the National Emblem for Organic Products and establishing...
The purpose of the notified Decision is to notify and establish the rules for the use of the National Emblem for Organic Products, with the specifications, colour patterns and other features that are defined in the Decision.

Description: Organic products

17/10/2021

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/500
Decision amending the similar decision giving notification of the National Emblem for Organic Products and establishing...
The purpose of the notified Decision is to notify and establish the rules for the use of the National Emblem for Organic Products, with the specifications, colour patterns and other features that are defined in the Decision.

Description: Organic products

18/10/2021

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Singapore

G/TBT/N/SGP/61
[1] Health Products (Therapeutic Products) Regulations – Presentation of Therapeutic Products regulations 19 and 20 (5...
Therapeutic products in Singapore are subject to labelling requirements that are either legislated by law or mandated as HSA’s administrative requirements. Legislated labelling requirements, under the Health Products (Therapeutic Products)...

Description: Therapeutic products which may include products covered...

31/10/2021

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/295
The Ministerial Decree No. 221 /2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 5884-1 for " Cosmetics –...
The Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES 5884-1. This standard specifies the requirements that must be met by individual oils...

ICS codes: 71.100.70

31/10/2021

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/296
The Ministerial Decree No. 221 /2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 5969-2 "Water meters for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 221 /2021 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 5969-2. This part is applicable to the type evaluation and initial verification testing of water meters for...

ICS codes: 91.140.60

31/10/2021

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/297
Ministerial Decree No. 220/2021(1page, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8442 "Rechargeable portable fire...
The Ministerial Decree No. 220/2021 (1 page, in Arabic) which mandates the Egyptian Standard ES 8442, gives the producers and importers a four-month transitional period to abide by the cancelled Egyptian Standard ES 734/2013 "Portable Dry Chemical...

ICS codes: 13.220.10

31/10/2021

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/298
The Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8471 for "Occupational...
The Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES 8471. This standard is concerned with clarifying a table in which the hazardous materials...

ICS codes: 13.100

31/10/2021

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/299
Draft of Egyptian standard for "Luncheon Meat"
This draft standard specifies the basic requirements and the descriptive standards for Luncheon Meat and Luncheon poultry meat. This standard cancelled and superseded both of ES 1114/2005 concerned with “Luncheon Meat” and ES 1696/2005 concerned...

ICS codes: 67.120.10, 67.120.20

31/10/2021

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Thailand

G/TBT/N/THA/586/Rev.1
Draft Ministerial Regulation on Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Frontal...
The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) has proposed to revise the draft Thai Industrial Standard for Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Frontal Collision (TIS 2400-256X(202X)). The main amendment covers...

Description: Crash protection and restraint systems (ICS 43.040.80)

31/10/2021

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Thailand

G/TBT/N/THA/587/Rev.1
Draft Ministerial Regulation on Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Lateral...
The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) has proposed to amend the draft Thai Industrial Standard for Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Lateral Collision (TIS 2399-256X(202X)). The main amendment covers...

Description: Crash protection and restraint systems (ICS 43.040.80)

31/10/2021

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Brazil

G/SPS/N/BRA/1965
Ordinance (Portaria) No. 385 of 25 August 2021, Provides for phytosanitary treatments for quarantine purposes carried...
This Ordinance establishes phytosanitary treatments with quarantine purposes in the international transit of vegetables, parts of vegetables, products of vegetable origin and other regulated articles are established, carried out under the authority...

Description: Vegetables, parts of vegetables, products of vegetable...

 

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European Union

G/SPS/N/EU/504
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1409 of 27 August 2021 concerning the authorisation of phytomenadione as a...
Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 provides for the authorisation of additives for use in animal nutrition and for the grounds and procedures for granting such authorisation. In accordance with Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 an application was...

Description: Preparation of a kind used in animal nutrition (HS Code:...

 

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G/SPS/N/EU/414/Add.1
Specific hygiene requirements for food of animal origin
The proposal notified in G/SPS/N/EU/414 (1 October 2020) is now adopted by Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2021/1374 of 12 April 2021 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on specific...

Description: Products of animal origin

 

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México

G/SPS/N/MEX/396/Corr.1
Acuerdo por el que se modifica el similar por el que se da a conocer el Distintivo Nacional de los Productos Orgánicos y...
Se da de baja la presente notificación de la plataforma SPS, debido a que se notificó a través de la plataforma TBT con la nomenclatura G/TBT/N/MEX/500.

Description: Productos orgánicos

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1521/Add.1
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Technical Corrections and Clarifications Related to Tires and Rims
TITLE: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Technical Corrections and Clarifications Related to Tires and Rims AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation ACTION: Final rule SUMMARY: This...

Description: Motor vehicle tires and rims

 

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/254/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8284-2 "Outdoor furniture - seating and tables for camping, domestic and contract use -- part...
Products covered: Furniture (ICS 97.140), Camping equipment and camp-sites (ICS 97.200.30) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month...

ICS codes: 97.140, 97.200.30

 

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/282/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8335 "Unrefined Shea Butter" (partial amendment, 1 page in Arabic)
Products covered: Animal and vegetable fats and oils (ICS 67.200.10) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 222/2021 (1 page, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide...

ICS codes: 67.200.10
HS codes: 151540, 151590

 

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/256/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8459" flexographic inks"
Products covered: Inks. Printing inks (ICS 87.080) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian...

ICS codes: 87.080

 

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/255/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8461 "indelible ink (election ink)"
Products covered: Inks. Printing inks (ICS 87.080) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian...

ICS codes: 87.080

 

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/221/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8462 "Outdoor furniture - Seating and tables for camping, domestic and contract use - Part 1:...
Products covered: Furniture (ICS 97.140), Camping equipment and camp-sites (ICS 97.200.30) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month...

ICS codes: 97.140, 97.200.30

 

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Egypt

G/TBT/N/EGY/278/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8467 "Playpens for domestic use —Safety requirements and test methods"
Products covered: Furniture (ICS 97.140), Equipment for children (ICS 97.190) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period...

ICS codes: 97.140, 97.190

 

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México

G/TBT/N/MEX/476/Add.1
PROYECTO de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-033/1-SCFI-2019, Artículos de oro, plata, platino y paladio-Parte...
Se publica la respuesta a los comentarios recibidos al Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-033/1-SCFI-2019, Artículos de oro, plata, platino y paladio- Parte 1-Información comercial y métodos de análisis (cancelará a la NOM-033-SCFI-1994),...

Description: Artículos de oro, plata, platino y paladio

 

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/865
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide: Captan.

Description: - Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS Codes:...

01/11/2021

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/870
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide: Pyriofenone.

Description: - Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS Codes:...

01/11/2021

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/871
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide/Veterinary drug: Cypermethrin.

Description: - Meat and edible meat offal (HS Codes: 02.01, 02.02, 02.03,...

01/11/2021

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/873
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Veterinary drug: Zeranol.

Description: - Meat and edible meat offal (HS Codes: 02.01, 02.02, 02.03,...

01/11/2021

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Denmark

G/TBT/N/DNK/117
Bekendtgørelse om tovbaner
The executive order supplements the REGULATION (EU) 2016/424 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 9 March 2016 on cableway installations and repealing Directive 2000/9/EC by setting language requirements, procedures for commissioning...

Description: Cableway installations

01/11/2021

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Japan

G/TBT/N/JPN/708
Revisions to the operational rules under the “Gas Business Act” and the “Act on the Securing of Safety and the...
(1) The necessary interpretations regarding safety performance for automatic functions of gas/LPG equipment and appliances will be added to the operational rules.(2) Some JIS standards referenced in the operational rules will be revised in accordance...

Description: Gas/liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) equipment and appliances...

01/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/BDI/134#G/TBT/N/KEN/1116#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 47:2021, Fresh papaya (pawpaw) — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies the requirements for commercial varieties of papaya (pawpaw) grown from Carica papaya L., of the Caricaceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer. This standard does not apply to papaya for industrial...

Description: Fresh papaya, fresh pawpaw

01/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/BDI/135#G/TBT/N/KEN/1117#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 56:2021, Fresh mushrooms — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies requirements for edible mushrooms, the carpophores (fruiting bodies) of strains grown from the genus Agaricus (syn. Psalliota) to be supplied fresh to the consumer. This standard does not apply to mushrooms...

Description: Fresh mushrooms

01/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/BDI/136#G/TBT/N/KEN/1118#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 286-1:2021, Cut flowers and cut foliage — Part 1: Fresh cut flowers — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies essential quality requirements for fresh cut flowers.

Description: Fresh cut flowers

01/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/BDI/136#G/TBT/N/KEN/1118#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 286-1:2021, Cut flowers and cut foliage — Part 1: Fresh cut flowers — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies essential quality requirements for fresh cut flowers.

Description: Fresh cut flowers

01/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/BDI/137#G/TBT/N/KEN/1119#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 330:2021, Citrus fruits — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African standard specifies the requirements for citrus fruit of varieties (cultivars) grown from the following species to be supplied fresh to the consumer, citrus fruit for industrial processing being excluded: lemons grown from...

Description: Citrus fruits

01/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/BDI/137#G/TBT/N/KEN/1119#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 330:2021, Citrus fruits — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African standard specifies the requirements for citrus fruit of varieties (cultivars) grown from the following species to be supplied fresh to the consumer, citrus fruit for industrial processing being excluded: lemons grown from...

Description: Citrus fruits

01/11/2021

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Kenya

G/TBT/N/BDI/138#G/TBT/N/KEN/1120#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 332:2021, Fresh chilli peppers — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies requirements for fresh chilli peppers of varieties (cultivars) grown from Capsicum annuum, C. baccatum, C. chinense, C. frutescens and C. pubescens, to be supplied fresh to the consumer. This standard does...

Description: Fresh chilli peppers

01/11/2021

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Rwanda

G/TBT/N/BDI/138#G/TBT/N/KEN/1120#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 332:2021, Fresh chilli peppers — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies requirements for fresh chilli peppers of varieties (cultivars) grown from Capsicum annuum, C. baccatum, C. chinense, C. frutescens and C. pubescens, to be supplied fresh to the consumer. This standard does...

Description: Fresh chilli peppers

01/11/2021

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Uganda

G/TBT/N/BDI/138#G/TBT/N/KEN/1120#G/TBT/N...
DEAS 332:2021, Fresh chilli peppers — Specification, Second Edition
This Draft East African Standard specifies requirements for fresh chilli peppers of varieties (cultivars) grown from Capsicum annuum, C. baccatum, C. chinense, C. frutescens and C. pubescens, to be supplied fresh to the consumer. This standard does...

Description: Fresh chilli peppers

01/11/2021

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European Union

G/SPS/N/EU/505
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1425 of 31 August 2021 concerning the authorisation of manganese chelate of...
Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 provides for the authorisation of additives for use in animal nutrition and for the grounds and procedures for granting such authorisation. In accordance with Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003, an application was...

Description: Preparation of a kind used in animal nutrition (HS Code:...

 

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/866
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide: Cyazofamid.

Description: - Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS Codes:...

 

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/867
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide: Fluoxastrobin.

Description: - Meat and edible meat offal (HS Codes: 02.01, 02.02, 02.03,...

 

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/868
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide: Mandestrobin.

Description: - Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS Codes:...

 

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/869
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Pesticide: Procymidone.

Description: - Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS Codes:...

 

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Japan

G/SPS/N/JPN/872
Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (Revision of...
Proposal of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the following agricultural chemical: Veterinary drug: Albendazole.

Description: - Meat and edible meat offal (HS Codes: 02.01, 02.02, 02.04,...

 

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European Union

G/SPS/N/EU/489/Add.1
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/934 supplementing Regulation (EU) No...
The proposal notified in G/SPS/N/EU/489 (21 May 2021) has been revised after the closure of the initial consultation period. The amendments concern the following: - removing the proposal which withdrew the authorisation of DL tartaric acid. This...

Description: Wine products

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1234
Resolution - RDC n. 533, August 24th, 2021.
This Resolution establishes exceptional procedures and temporary for import of vaccines COVID-19 regularized at ANVISA and its supplies for the tackling the Public Health Emergency of National concern related to the new coronavirus pandemic (SARS–CoV...

HS codes: 300220

 

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Japan

G/TBT/N/JPN/707
Designation of Shitei Yakubutsu (designated substances), based on the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of...
Proposal for the additional designatation of 3 substances as Shitei Yakubutsu, and their proper uses under the Act.

Description: Substances with probable effects on the central nervous...

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Argentina

G/TBT/N/ARG/424
“Etiquetado de rendimiento o eficiencia energética para hornos eléctricos portátiles, empotrables e incorporados en...
Se establece la entrada en vigencia de la Resolución SICyM N° 319/1999 (G/TBT/Notif.99/498) que establece el régimen de certificación obligatoria relativo al etiquetado de rendimiento o eficiencia energética para productos eléctricos de uso...

HS codes: 851660

 

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Belgium

G/TBT/N/BEL/45/Add.1
Royal Decree for the secured rollout of 5G

ICS codes: 31, 33, 35, 31, 33, 35

 

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Belgium

G/TBT/N/BEL/44/Add.1
Draft law introducing additional security measures for the provision of mobile 5G services

ICS codes: 31, 33, 35

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/707/Add.4
Normative Instruction n. 17 and 18, August 22th , 2019
The Normative Instruction number 17 and 18, both of August 22th, 2017 – previously notified through G/TBT/N/BRA/707/Add.2 in order to clarify the implementation of the Resolution -RDC n.º157, May 11th, 2017, also notified through...

Description: Medicines

 

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Japan

G/TBT/N/JPN/694/Add.1
Partial Amendment of Ordinance for Enforcement of Radio Act etc.
As announced in G/TBT/N/JPN/694 dated 23 March, 2021, the revisions entered into force on 31 August, 2021. The texts of the amendments in Japanese are available on the following website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

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G/TBT/N/PHL/263
Updated Guidelines for Payment of Applications with the Radiation Regulation Division of the Center for Device...
The proposed issuance aims to outline, harmonize, and consolidate the updated guidelines for payment of applications with the Radiation Regulation Division of the Center for Device Regulation, Radiation Health, and Research (CDRRHR-RRD), repealing...

ICS codes: 13.280
HS codes: 8525, 847180, 851722, 851730, 851750, 851780, 902212,...

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/521/Add.6
Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Housing
TITLE: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Manufactured Housing AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Notice of supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking and request for...

Description: Manufactured housing (HS: 8716, ICS: 91.010, 91.040.30) ;

 

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Philippines

G/TBT/N/PHL/260/Add.1
Updating the List of Commodities for Importation Requiring GM Declaration
The notification intends to provide WTO Members full text and list of the products to be covered by the issuance. 

ICS codes: 67.040, 67.080, 67.040, 67.080
HS codes: 06, 07, 08, 10, 06, 07, 08, 10

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/166/Add.15
Dyes, lacquers and varnishes used in the printing industry - Lead content limit- Certification
Proposal to amend Secretariat of Domestic Trade (SCI) Resolution No. 453/2010, which established the mandatory certification of dyes, lacquers and varnishes used in the printing industry in order to ensure that the lead content of these products is...

Description: Latex paints

 

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Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/222/Add.1
Draft Common Market Group Resolution: "MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on the labelling of textile products"
Under Secretariat of Domestic Trade Resolution No. 549/2021, Common Market Group (GMC) Resolution No. 62/2018 approving the MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on the labelling of textile products has been incorporated into national legislation. Draft GMC...

Description: Textiles

 

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Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/246/Add.4
Regulations of Decree No. 996/2020 "Incandescent and halogen lamps"
Please be advised that Annexes I and II to Secretariat of Domestic Trade (SCI) Resolution No. 280/2021 (G/TBT/N/ARG/246/Add.3) regulating Decree No. 996/2020 "Incandescent and halogen lamps" (G/TBT/N/ARG/246/Add.2) have been replaced under SCI...

Description: Incandescent lamps

 

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Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/423
Proyecto de Resolución "Marco que establece los requisitos esenciales de calidad y seguridad que deben cumplir los...
The notified draft Resolution constitutes the regulatory framework establishing the basic quality and safety requirements to be met by sanitary fixtures and fittings, installed permanently or temporarily, marketed in the Argentine Republic. The...

Description: Sanitary fixtures and fittings

 

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Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/344/Add.4
Regulatory framework establishing the basic quality and safety principles and requirements applicable to construction...
The draft Resolution "Framework establishing the basic quality and safety requirements to be met by sanitary fixtures and fittings, installed permanently or temporarily, marketed in the Argentine Republic" is being notified at the same time as this...

ICS codes: 91, 91

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/403/Add.1
Cellulosic materials, packaging and equipment that come into contact with food. Amendment to GMC Resolution No. 40/15.

Description: Cellulosic materials, packaging and equipment that come into...

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/342/Add.9
Technical quality and safety requirements for wood-based boards and other provisions
Notification of the draft supplementary measures for the implementation of Secretariat of Domestic Trade (SCI) Resolution No. 240/2019 amended by SCI Resolution No. 428/2021, which were notified in documents G/TBT/N/ARG/342/Add.5 and Add.7...

Description: Furniture in general; Other furniture and parts thereof. (HS...

 

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Korea, Republic of

G/TBT/N/KOR/994
Amendment of “Enforcement Rule of the Act on Labelling and Advertising of Foods”
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) is proposing to amend the “Enforcement Rule of the Act on Labelling and Advertising of Foods”. The major amendment prohibits labeling or advertising of food products, etc. using the same or similar trade...

Description: Foods

24/08/2021

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Mexico

Translated notification G/SPS/N/MEX/395
Requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación de semilla de melón (Cucumis melo L.) originaria y procedente de Brasil...
In accordance with the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Mexico advises that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the National Agri-Food Health, Safety and Quality Service have established the...

Description: Botanical melon (Cucumis melo L.) seeds

06/09/2021

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Chinese Taipei

G/SPS/N/TPKM/571
The draft amendments of the "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Plants or Plant Products" and the...
1. According to pest risk assessment results, the "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Plants or Plant Products" are revised as follows:  a. Regulated plant parts or infected areas of subparagraphs 37, 38, and 39, paragraph 1, Part B...

Description: Plants, plant products and other regulated articles

25/10/2021

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Korea, Republic of

G/TBT/N/KOR/991
Amendment of “Act on Labelling and Advertising of Foods”
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the “Act on Labelling and Advertising of Foods”. The main changes proposed are: A food, etc. shall be labeled braille, voice convertible code and sign language image...

Description: Foods

25/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/992
Amendment of "Standard Manufacturing Criteria for Drugs"
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the “Standard Manufacturing Criteria for Drugs”. The main changes proposed are: Aims to strengthen pharmaceutical safety management based on the safety information.  The...

Description: Pharmaceuticals

25/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/993
Amendment of "Regulation on Energy Efficiency Management Equipment"
Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the “Regulation on Energy Efficiency Management Equipment”. The main changes proposed  are:  Adjustment of standards for energy efficiency: Kimchi refrigerator, Washing machine, Electric cooling-heating...

Description: Kimchi refrigerators (8418), Electric cooling-heating...

25/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/995
Amendment of Technical Regulations for Household and similar electrical appliances Safety - Particular requirements...
In order to strengthen the safety management of heating pads with non-flexible heated part, the relevant safety standards (K 10020) are to be amended. The main modification is as below. Specifying test methods such as JIGs and temperature...

Description: Heating pads with non-flexible heated part

25/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/996
Amendment of "Toxicity Testing Criteria for Pharmaceuticals"
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the "Toxicity Testing Criteria for Pharmaceuticals" . The main changes proposed are: Aims to harmonize with updated guideline established by OECD and ICH on immunotoxic,...

Description: Pharmaceuticals

25/10/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1769
Proposed Addition of Singani to the Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits
Notice of proposed rulemaking - The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) proposes to amend the regulations that set forth the standards of identity for distilled spirits to include Singani as a type of brandy that is a distinctive product...

Description: Singani

25/10/2021

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3261
Zeta-Cypermethrin; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of zeta-cypermethrin in or on multiple commodities.

Description: Multiple commodities

 

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3262
Florasulam; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
This regulation establishes a tolerance with regional registrations for residues of florasulam in or on grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17.

Description: Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17

 

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3263
Decision To Revise the Requirements for the Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit From Australia Into the Continental United...
APHIS is advising the public of our decision to revise the requirements for the importation of citrus from Australia in order to authorize the importation into the continental United States of citrus from additional areas of production. Based on the...

Description: Fresh citrus fruit

 

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3264
Fluensulfone; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
This regulation establishes tolerance for residues of fluensulfone in or on soybean, seed.

Description: Soybean, seed

 

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3265
Boscalid; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of boscalid in or on tea, dried; tea, instant.

Description: Tea, dried; tea, instant

 

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United States of America

G/SPS/N/USA/3266
Emamectin benzoate; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
This regulation establishes tolerances for residues of emamectin benzoate in or on soybean, seed.

Description: Soybean, seed

 

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Philippines

G/SPS/N/PHL/487/Add.2
Department of Agriculture Memorandum Order No. 3 Series of 2021, Temporary Ban on the Importation of Domestic and Wild...
Department of Agriculture Memorandum Order No. 49 Series of 2021, Lifting of DA Memorandum Order No. 3 Series of 2021, Temporary Ban on the Importation of Domestic and Wild Birds and their Products Including Poultry Meat, Day-old Chicks, Eggs and...

Description: HS Code: 0105 - Live poultry, "fowls of the species Gallus...

 

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Thailand

G/SPS/N/THA/268/Add.1
Thai Industrial Standard for Pineapple in Hermetically Sealed Containers (TIS 51-2562(2019))
Draft Thai Industrial Standard for Pineapple in Hermetically Sealed Containers (TIS 51-25XX(20XX,) previously notified in G/SPS/N/THA/268 dated 26 September 2019, was adopted and published in the Royal Gazette dated 19 July 2021 as Notification of...

Description: Fruits and vegetables including canned, dried and...

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/443/Add.2
Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-033-ENER-2018: Energy efficiency of air-cooled AC motors with a rated output of...
Please be advised of the publication of Mexican Official Standard NOM-033-ENER-2019: Energy efficiency of air-cooled AC motors with a rated output of 1 W or more, and less than 180 W. Limits, test method and marking. Official Journal __________

Description: AC motors with a rated output of 1 W or more, and less than...

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/SPS/N/MEX/393/Add.1
Phytosanitary requirements for the importation into Mexico of cut peony (Paeonia lactiflora L.) flowers and fresh...
Please be advised that the public consultation period for WTO Members regarding the import requirements proposed by the National Agri-Food Health, Safety and Quality Service (SENASICA) for the importation into Mexico of cut peony (Paeonia lactiflora...

   

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/493/Add.1
Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-034-ENER/SE-2020, Energy efficiency and safety requirements for fans. Limits,...
Please be advised of the publication of the reply to the comments received on draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-034-ENER/SE-2020, Energy efficiency and safety requirements for fans. Limits, test methods and labelling. __________

Description: Fans

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/487/Add.1
Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-022-ENER/SE-2020: Energy efficiency of and user safety requirements for...
Please be advised of the publication of the reply to the comments received on draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-022-ENER/SE-2020: Energy efficiency of and user safety requirements for self-contained commercial refrigeration appliances. Limits,...

Description: Self-contained commercial refrigeration appliances

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/451/Add.1
Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-152-SCFI-2018: "Ámbar de Chiapas" - specifications and test methods (cancelling...
Notification of Mexican Official Standard NOM-152-SCFI-2019: "Ámbar de Chiapas" - specifications and test methods (cancelling Mexican Official Standard...

Description: "Ámbar de Chiapas", HS subheading 130190

 

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Russian Federation

G/TBT/N/RUS/121
Draft amendments to the Rules of marketing authorization and assessment of medicinal products for human use...
Detailed instructions are given for groups of unregistered medicines to which patients are granted access in case of threats of emergency situations, as well as groups of advanced therapy medicinal products, breakthrough therapy medicinal products,...

Description: Medicinal products

17/09/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1767
FCC Seeks To Enable State-of-the-Art Radar Sensors in 60 GHz Band
Proposed rule - In this document, the Commission proposes to revise the Commission's rules to provide expanded operational flexibility to unlicensed field disturbance sensor (FDS) devices (e.g., radars) that operate in the 57-64 GHz band (60 GHz...

Description: Radar sensors in 60 GHz band

20/09/2021

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United Kingdom

G/TBT/N/GBR/42
The Product Safety and Metrology (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021.
This measure extends the UK’s acceptance of products meeting EU requirements and marking for a further year (until 1 January 2023), for most goods covered by the new UK marking and conformity assessment regime (the UKCA marking) which are being...

Description: Products in scope can range from machinery goods and...

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1766
Energy Conservation Program: Definitions for General Service Lamps
Notice of proposed rulemaking and announcement of public meeting - On 19 January 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") published two final rules adopting revised definitions of general service lamp ("GSL") and general service incandescent lamp...

Description: General service lamps

18/10/2021

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Korea, Republic of

G/TBT/N/KOR/986
Amendment of Technical Regulations for Hand-held motor-operated electric tools – Safety – Part 2-6: Particular...
Particular requirements for hammers (KC 60745-2-6)will be harmonized with relevant international standards (IEC 60745-2-6 Ed 2.2). The main modification is as below. To add the terms and definitions (Clause 3) To add the marking and...

Description: Hammers

24/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/987
Amendment of Technical Regulations for Hand-held motor-operated electric tools – Safety – Part 2-13: Particular...
Particular requirements for chain saws (KC 60745-2-13)will be harmonized with relevant international standards (IEC 60745-2-13 Ed 2.1). The main modification is as below. To add the marking and instructions (Clause 8) To add and revise the test...

Description: Electric chain saws

24/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/988
Amendment of "Regulation on Energy Efficiency Management Equipment"
Republic of Korea is proposing to amend the “Regulation on Energy Efficiency Management Equipment”. The main changes proposed  are: New designated products with scope, energy efficiency standards and test methods (Computers, Monitors).

Description: Computer (8473), Monitor (8528)

24/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/989
Amendment of “Placement and Management of Unique Device Identifiers on Medical Devices”
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Republic of Korea is amending the “Placement and Management of Unique Device Identifiers on Medical Devices” as stated below: The revision of the Notifications intended that license holders for manufacturing or...

Description: Medical Devices

24/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/KOR/990
Draft amendment of the Technical regulations for the Maritime Radio Equipment
This regulation is to specify technical specifications of Maritime Radio equipment to harmonize with international standards (ITU Radio Regulations)

Description: Maritime Radio Equipment

24/10/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1768
National Organic Program; National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (2022 Sunset)
Proposed rule - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service proposes amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) section of the USDA's organic regulations to implement recommendations...

Description: Organics

25/10/2021

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United Arab Emirates

G/SPS/N/ARE/216/Add.3
United Arab Emirates is imposing a temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and their untreated...
Following the notification published by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) regarding the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (HPAI) in Syddanmark in the Region of Southern Denmark, the United Arab Emirates is applying a...

Description: Live poultry (HS Code: 0105), day-old chicks (HS Code:...

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1749/Add.1
Special Conditions: Pro Star Aviation LLC, Bombardier Model CL-600-2B16 Airplanes; Installation of an Infrared Laser...
TITLE: Special Conditions: Pro Star Aviation LLC, Bombardier Model CL-600-2B16 Airplanes; Installation of an Infrared Laser Countermeasure SystemAGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOTACTION: Final special conditionsSUMMARY: These special...

Description: Infrared laser countermeasure system

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/884/Add.3
Designation of laboratories that deals with Inmetro Ordinance No. 176.
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 353, 23 August 2021, which establishes the requirements and procedures that should be observed for the granting, maintenance, suspension or cancellation of the...

Description: All measuring instruments covered by the legal metrology...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1215/Corr.1
Rectification of item 3 of Inmetro Ordinance No. 301, 12 July 2021, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 16 July...
The rectification text is available only in Portuguese and can be downloaded at:

ICS codes: 97.190
HS codes: 3924

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/567/Add.7/Corr.1
Rectification of item 3 of Inmetro Ordinance No. 216, 5 May 2021, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 10 May...
The rectification text is available only in Portuguese and can be downloaded at:

Description: Baby Feeding Bottles and Nipples

 

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Canada

G/TBT/N/CAN/647/Add.1
Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Supplemented Foods)
This regulatory proposal aims to establish a regulatory framework for supplemented foods in Canada. Canada considers supplemented foods to be prepackaged foods containing one or more supplemental ingredients, such as vitamins, mineral nutrients,...

Description: Foods

24/09/2021

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Canada

G/TBT/N/CAN/648/Add.1
Regulations amending the Natural Health Products Regulations
Health Canada is proposing to amend the Natural Health Products Regulations (NHPR) to introduce the following four labelling requirements: 1) A Product Facts Table: Important information already required by the NHPR on the label of a natural health...

Description: Natural health products

24/09/2021

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Viet Nam

G/SPS/N/VNM/123
Circular of amending, supplementing and repealing a number of legal documents on food safety issued by the Minister of...
This draft of Circular will amend, supplement and repeal a number of articles of legal documents on food safety as below: - Circular No. 24/2019/TT-BYT dated 30 August 2019 of the Minister of Health regulating the management and usage of food...

Description: All kinds of foodstuff

12/10/2021

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Philippines

G/SPS/N/PHL/63/Add.1
DA Memorandum Circular No. 12, series of 2003, Annex I, II, and III, Pursuant to DA Memorandum Circular No. 8, series of...
Bureau of Plant Industry Memorandum Updating the List of Commodities for Importation Requiring GM Declaration. Pursuant to the DOST-DA-DENR-DOH-DILG Joint Department Circular No. 1, series of 2016, Rules and Regulations for the Research and...

Description: Any plant product altered or produced through the use of...

12/10/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1763
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Microwave Ovens
Notification of proposed determination and request for comment - The Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including...

Description: Microwave ovens

12/10/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/922/Rev.1
Avocados Grown in South Florida and Imported Avocados; Change in Maturity Requirements
Proposed rule - This proposed rule would change the maturity requirements currently prescribed under the Florida avocado marketing order. The order regulates the handling of avocados grown in South Florida and is administered locally by the Avocado...

Description: Avocados

12/10/2021

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New Zealand

G/SPS/N/NZL/653
Import Health Standard: Vehicles, machinery and parts
All vehicles, machinery and parts imported into New Zealand are covered by this Import Health Standard. Amendments apply to vehicles, machinery and parts from the specified countries when exported on, or after 1 September and arrive in New Zealand...

Description: Vehicles, machinery and parts imported into New Zealand

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New Zealand

G/TBT/N/NZL/106
The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Regulations 2021 (the Smokefree Regulations), 83 pages in English.
Vaping (and smokeless tobacco) products are now regulated under the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products Act 1990 (the Act). The regulations relating to the vaping and smokeless tobacco products are contained in new Parts 4 to 7. The...

Description: - HS 38249956 Cartridges and refills, filled, for electronic...

11/10/2021

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G/TBT/N/PHL/260
Updating the List of Commodities for Importation Requiring GM Declaration
In line with DA Administrative Order 08 Series of 2002 rules and regulations for the importation and release into the environment of plants and plants products derived from the use of  Modern Technology, the draft Memorandum aims to update the list...

HS codes: 06, 07, 08, 10

11/10/2021

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European Union

G/TBT/N/EU/832
Draft Commission Regulation refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods and referring to children's development...
This draft Commission Regulation concerns the refusal of authorisation of one health claim made on foods and referring to children's development and health in accordance with Article 17(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament...

Description: Food

11/10/2021

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1762
Energy Conservation Program: Product Classes for Residential Dishwashers, Residential Clothes Washers, and Consumer...
Notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment - On 30 October 2020 (G/TBT/N/USA/1505/Add.2) and 16 December 2020 (G/TBT/N/USA/1638/Add.2), the Department of Energy ("DOE") published two final rules that established product classes for...

Description: Residential dishwashers, residential clothes washers, and...

12/10/2021

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1229
Public Consultation 373, 5 August 2021
MAPA Ordinance No. 373 opens a 75-day period for public consultation on a proposal of MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on the identity and quality of strawberry. The Ordinance and the project are available...

ICS codes: 67.080
HS codes: 081010

24/10/2021

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European Union

G/SPS/N/EU/502
Draft Commission Implementing Regulation concerning the non-renewal of approval of the active substance indoxacarb, in...
This draft Commission Implementing Regulation provides that the approval of the active substance indoxacarb is not renewed in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. EU Member States shall withdraw authorisations for plant protection products...

Description: Indoxacarb (pesticide active substance); Pesticides and...

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/1154/Add.5
Amendment of ANVISA Resolution number 483, 19 March, 2021.
ANVISA Resolution number 483, 19 March 2021 - previously notified through G/TBT/N/BRA/1154 - which establishes exceptional and temporary technical requirements for the import of new medical devices and medicines identified as indispensable for use in...

ICS codes: 11.120, 11.120
HS codes: 30, 2936, 2937, 2941, 30, 2936, 2937, 2941

 

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Brazil

G/TBT/N/BRA/621/Add.5
Consolidation of Metrological Technical Regulation for noninvasive measurement sphygmomanometers.
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology - Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 332, 02 August 2021 that approves the consolidation of metrological technical regulation for noninvasive measurement sphygmomanometers. The aim of the...

Description: HS: 9026 Instruments & apparatus for measuring, level...

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/166/Add.15
Dyes, lacquers and varnishes used in the printing industry - Lead content limit- Certification
Proposal to amend Secretariat of Domestic Trade (SCI) Resolution No. 453/2010, which established the mandatory certification of dyes, lacquers and varnishes used in the printing industry in order to ensure that the lead content of these products is...

Description: Latex paints

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/222/Add.1
Draft Common Market Group Resolution: "MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on the labelling of textile products"
Under Secretariat of Domestic Trade Resolution No. 549/2021, Common Market Group (GMC) Resolution No. 62/2018 approving the MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on the labelling of textile products has been incorporated into national legislation. Draft GMC...

Description: Textiles

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/246/Add.4
Regulations of Decree No. 996/2020 "Incandescent and halogen lamps"
Please be advised that Annexes I and II to Secretariat of Domestic Trade (SCI) Resolution No. 280/2021 (G/TBT/N/ARG/246/Add.3) regulating Decree No. 996/2020 "Incandescent and halogen lamps" (G/TBT/N/ARG/246/Add.2) have been replaced under SCI...

Description: Incandescent lamps

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/423
Proyecto de Resolución "Marco que establece los requisitos esenciales de calidad y seguridad que deben cumplir los...
The notified draft Resolution constitutes the regulatory framework establishing the basic quality and safety requirements to be met by sanitary fixtures and fittings, installed permanently or temporarily, marketed in the Argentine Republic. The...

Description: Sanitary fixtures and fittings

 

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Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/344/Add.4
Regulatory framework establishing the basic quality and safety principles and requirements applicable to construction...
The draft Resolution "Framework establishing the basic quality and safety requirements to be met by sanitary fixtures and fittings, installed permanently or temporarily, marketed in the Argentine Republic" is being notified at the same time as this...

ICS codes: 91, 91

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/403/Add.1
Cellulosic materials, packaging and equipment that come into contact with food. Amendment to GMC Resolution No. 40/15.

Description: Cellulosic materials, packaging and equipment that come into...

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/342/Add.9
Technical quality and safety requirements for wood-based boards and other provisions
Notification of the draft supplementary measures for the implementation of Secretariat of Domestic Trade (SCI) Resolution No. 240/2019 amended by SCI Resolution No. 428/2021, which were notified in documents G/TBT/N/ARG/342/Add.5 and Add.7...

Description: Furniture in general; Other furniture and parts thereof. (HS...

 

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Viet Nam

G/TBT/N/VNM/203
Draft Circular Regulating on drugs subject to bioequivalence study and requirements for bioequivalence studies dossiers...
The Circular regulates drugs subject to bioequivalence study and requirements for bioequivalence study dossiers registration for marketing authorization in Vietnam. The Circular applies to: Generic containing active ingredients or dosage forms...

Description: Drugs subject to bioequivalence study and requirements for...

26/09/2021

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Canada

G/SPS/N/CAN/1405
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Sulfoxaflor (PMRL2021-25)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-25 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limits (MRLs) for sulfoxaflor that have been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1         Raw Agricultural...

Description: Pesticide sulfoxaflor in or on various commodities (ICS...

28/09/2021

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Canada

G/SPS/N/CAN/1406
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Boscalid (PMRL2021-26)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-26 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limit (MRL) for boscalid that has been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1           Raw Agricultural...

Description: Pesticide boscalid in or on caraway seeds (ICS Codes:...

28/09/2021

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Canada

G/SPS/N/CAN/1407
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Sethoxydim (PMRL2021-27)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-27 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limits (MRLs) for sethoxydim that have been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1            Raw...

Description: Pesticide sethoxydim in or on basil (ICS Codes: 65.020,...

03/10/2021

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Canada

G/SPS/N/CAN/1408
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Pyroxasulfone (PMRL2021-28)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-28 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pyroxasulfone that have been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1          Raw...

Description: Pesticide pyroxasulfone in or on various commodities (ICS...

03/10/2021

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Canada

G/SPS/N/CAN/1409
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Bromoxynil (PMRL2021-29)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-29 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limit (MRL) for bromoxynil that has been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1          Raw Agricultural...

Description: Pesticide bromoxynil in or on annual canarygrass seeds (ICS...

05/10/2021

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Canada

G/SPS/N/CAN/1410
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Flonicamid (PMRL2021-30)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-30 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limits (MRLs) for flonicamid that have been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1       Raw Agricultural...

Description: Pesticide flonicamid in or on various commodities (ICS...

05/10/2021

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Brazil

G/SPS/N/BRA/1929/Add.1
Ordinance (Portaria) No. 232 of 22 July 2021, Establishes a deadline for applying the requirements contained in MAPA...
Art. 1 A period of 360 (three hundred and sixty) days is granted to apply the requirements in relation to corn grain for consumption (Category 3) provided for in MAPA Ordinance No. 59 of 29 March 2021, published in the Federal Official Gazette No....

Description: Zea mays (corn)

 

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Philippines

G/TBT/N/PHL/253/Add.1
FDA Circular No. 2021-015: Interim Guidelines on the Renewal of Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) Clearance of...
This Circular is an interim guideline during the COVID-19 pandemic and shall take effect immediately until 31 December 2021 unless sooner revoked.  It covers new applications and prevoiusly received cGMP clearance renewal.

Description: Pharmaceutical products

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/480/Add.2
Positive Train Control Systems; Proposed Rule
TITLE: Positive Train Control SystemsAGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT)ACTION: Final ruleSUMMARY: FRA is revising its regulations governing changes to positive train control (PTC) systems and reporting...

Description: Train control systems (HS: 86, ICS: 45.020)

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1694/Add.1
Clean Cars
TITLE: Clean CarsAGENCY: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), State of MinnesotaACTION: Adopted Rule NoticeSUMMARY: Adopts rule that reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) and other air pollutant emissions from light-duty and medium-duty...

Description: Clean cars

 

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1547/Add.1
Airworthiness Directives; Various Experimental and Restricted Category Helicopters
TITLE: Airworthiness Directives; Various Restricted Category HelicoptersAGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOTACTION: Final ruleSUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for various restricted category helicopters,...

Description: Helicopters

 

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Argentina

G/TBT/N/ARG/222/Add.1
Proyecto de Resolución del Grupo Mercado Común: "Reglamento Técnico MERCOSUR sobre etiquetado de productos textiles".
Por Resolución SCI N° 549/2021 se incorpora al Ordenamiento Jurídico Nacional la Resolución GMC N° 62/2018 que aprueba el Reglamento Técnico MERCOSUR sobre Etiquetado de Productos Textiles.El Proyecto de Resolución GMC N° 03/17 “RTM sobre Etiquetado...

Description: Textiles

 

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European Union

G/TBT/N/EU/824
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the...
It is necessary to lay down the model of a complementary certificate, which certifies that organic animal products are produced without the use of antibiotics. This is needed to facilitate the access of EU organic operators to markets in certain...

ICS codes: 65, 67

25/09/2021

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G/TBT/N/USA/1470/Add.2
Naturally Occurring Levels of Lead in Candy
TITLE: Naturally Occurring Levels of Lead in CandyAGENCY: Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, State of CaliforniaACTION: Notice of Modification to Proposed TextSUMMARY:  Pursuant to the requirements of Government Code section...

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Ecuador

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ECU/507
Proyecto de Reforma a la Normativa Técnica Sanitaria para la obtención de la notificación sanitaria y control de...
Draft Amendment to the Sanitary Technical Regulation on the issuance of sanitary certificates and the control of food supplements and establishments that manufacture, store, distribute, import or market such products, contained in Resolution...

Description: Draft Amendment to the Sanitary Technical Regulation on the...

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Mexico

Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/497
Acuerdo que modifica al diverso que establece las mercancías cuya importación está sujeta a regulación por parte de la...
On 26 December 2020, the Decision amending the decision establishing the goods the import of which is subject to regulation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the issuance of the certificate of origin for exporting coffee,...

Description: Food and products described as organic; Animals, goods of...

 

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Translated notification G/TBT/N/MEX/488/Add.1
Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-003-ENER-2020: Thermal efficiency of water heaters for domestic and commercial...
Please be advised of the publication of the reply to the comments received on draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-003-ENER-2020: Thermal efficiency of water heaters for domestic and commercial use. Limits, test methods and...

Description: Water heaters for domestic and commercial use

 

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Argentina

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ARG/304/Add.3/Corr.1
Identification and quality of packaged paper marketed in Argentina. Certification of information. The amendment...

ICS codes: 85.080.10, 85.080.10

 

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Ecuador

Translated notification G/TBT/N/ECU/498/Rev.1
Reforma parcial a la Normativa Técnica Sanitaria que establece los lineamientos para el control de la trazabilidad de...
The notified text partially amends the Sanitary Technical Regulation establishing guidelines for control of the traceability of medicines, biological products and medical devices, published in the Second Supplement to Official Journal No. 338 of 26...

Description: Partial Amendment to the Sanitary Technical Regulation...

 

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Mexico

Translated notification G/SPS/N/MEX/230/Add.4
Decision establishing the goods the import of which is subject to regulation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural...
The notified text amends the Fourth Transitional Article of the Decision establishing the goods the import of which is subject to regulation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the issuance of the certificate of origin for...

   

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Australia

G/TBT/N/AUS/134
Ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury – Final Regulation Impact Statement.
Australia proposes to: Amend regulations under the Customs Act 1901 to prohibit the import and export of elemental mercury. Amend regulations and rules under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989; Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals...

Description: 1) Elemental mercury (CAS Number: 7439-97-6); HS 28054000 2)...

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United States of America

G/TBT/N/USA/1639/Rev.1
Energy Conservation Program: Definition of Showerhead
Notice of proposed rulemaking and announcement of public meeting - In this notice of proposed rulemaking ("NOPR"), the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") proposes to revise the current definition of "showerhead" adopted in the 16 December 2020...

Description: Showerheads

20/09/2021

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New Zealand

G/SPS/N/NZL/652
Draft Import Health Standard for Citrus Plants for Planting from all countries
This standard outlines the proposed phytosanitary requirements for managing regulated pests that may be associated with Citrus plants for planting imported into New Zealand.

Description: Citrus plants for planting

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Viet Nam

G/TBT/N/VNM/201
Draft National technical regulation on electrical safety requirements for terminal equipment to be connected to...
The draft National technical regulation on electrical safety requirements for terminal equipment to be connected to information and communication networks is based on EN 62949:2017, with references to IEC 62368-1:2014 and is intended to supersede the...

Description: Communication terminal to be connected to information and...

21/09/2021

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Viet Nam

G/TBT/N/VNM/202
Draft National technical regulation on Non-standalone 5G User Equipment - Radio Access
The draft National technical regulation on Non-standalone 5G User Equipment - Radio access is based on: - ETSI TS 138 101-3 V16.6.0 (2021-04): 5G User Equipment (UE) radio transmission and reception; Part 3: Range 1 and Range 2 Interworking...

Description: 5G Non-standalone User Equipment intended to be used in...

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China

G/TBT/N/CHN/1615
Provisions for the Supervision and Administration of Children Cosmetics
This document standardizes the production and operation of children's cosmetics to ensure the safety of children's cosmetics.

Description: Cosmetics

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European Union

G/TBT/N/EU/823
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing of Directive 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the...
This draft Commission Delegated Regulation concerns mandatory market access requirements for internet-connected radio equipment and wearable radio equipment

Description: HS 8517, ICS 33 (indicative)

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Philippines

G/TBT/N/PHL/258
Draft FDA Circular No: ____ List of Class A Medical Devices
This issuance aims to guide the manufacturers, importers, distributors and all other concerned stakeholders regarding the list of medical devices classified as Class A and to help the industry to determine the appropriate authorization specifically...

ICS codes: 11.040

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G/SPS/N/MEX/393/Add.1
Requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación a México de flor cortada y follaje fresco de peonia (Paeonia lactiflora...
Se notifica que ha concluido el periodo de consulta pública ante los Miembros de la OMC, de los requisitos de importación propuestos por el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (SENASICA) para la importación a México de...

Description: Flor cortada y follaje fresco de peonia (Paeonia...

 

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G/TBT/N/GBR/30/Add.1
The Environmental Protection (Microbeads) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
The instrument makes it an offence to manufacture any rinse-off personal care product which uses plastic microbeads as an ingredient. It also makes it an offence to supply, offer to supply or have in possession for supply any rinse-off personal care...

Description: Rinse off personal care products containing microbeads

 

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United Kingdom

G/TBT/N/GBR/33/Add.1
The Environmental Protection (Cotton Buds) (Scotland) Regulations 2019
The instrument makes it an offence to manufacture plastic-stemmed cotton buds. It also makes it an offence to supply, offer to supply or have in possession for supply plastic stemmed cotton buds. The aim of the instrument is to protect our marine...

Description: Plastic-stemmed cotton buds

 

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United Kingdom

G/TBT/N/GBR/32/Add.1
The Environmental Protection (Microbeads) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2018
The instrument makes it an offence to manufacture any rinse-off personal care product which uses plastic microbeads as an ingredient. It also makes it an offence to supply, offer to supply or have in possession for supply any rinse-off personal care...

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European Union G/TBT/N/EU/792
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/...of XXX amending Regulation (EU) 2019/787 of the European Parliament and...
This act lays down the obligation to indicate the legal name of the spirit drink in the same visual field as a compound term, in case of a spirit drink resulting from the combination of a spirit drink with one or more foodstuffs.
Products (free text): Spirit Drinks 29/04/2021 EN Full text
European Union G/TBT/N/EU/793
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX amending Regulation (EU) 2019/787 of the European Parliament and...
This act lays down the obligation to indicate the legal name of the spirit drink in the same visual field as an allusion, in case of direct or indirect reference to one or more categories of spirit drinks or geographical indications for spirit drinks...
Products (free text): Spirit Drinks 29/04/2021 EN Full text
Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1917
Draft resolution number 1019, 11 March 2021, regarding the active ingredient S17 - SOPHORA FLAVESCENS of the Monograph...
This Draft resolution incorporates the following changes for the active ingredient S17 - SOPHORA FLAVESCENS from the Relation of Monographies of Active Ingredients of Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers, all in the modality of...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 440398; ICS Code(s): 13, 65 15/05/2021 EN Full text
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Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1925
Draft resolution number 1027, 11 March 2021, regarding the active ingredient A11 - AMETRINA (ametryn) of the Monograph...
This Draft resolution incorporates the following changes for the active ingredient A11 - AMETRINA (ametryn) from the Relation of Monographies of Active Ingredients of Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers, all in the modality of...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 071410; ICS Code(s): 13, 65 15/05/2021 EN Full text
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Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/1156
Public Consultation 14, 24 March 2021.
Public Consultation Proposal for update the attachment to Act No. 3153, of 12 June 2020 about the technical requirements for Base Station (BS) conformance assessment with New Radio (NR) for Frequency Range 2 (FR2) of 5G mobile network.
Products (free text): HS 85 ICS 33. Telecommunication equipment 24/05/2021 EN  
European Union G/TBT/N/EU/789
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2144 of the European Parliament and of the...
The intelligent speed assistance (ISA) systems have to provide feedback to the driver in case of over-speed conditions and car manufacturers have a free choice of four methodologies that have all been assessed as appropriate and effective. The system...
Products (free text): Motor vehicles of categories M and N 24/05/2021 EN FR Full text
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Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/1157
Public Consultation N° 08, 25 March 2021
Public Consultation for Inmetro's Regulatory Model. The Annex of the Ordinance establishes the principles and guidelines to be observed for the improvement of regulatory action. Criticisms and suggestions should be forwarded in the spreadsheet model...
Products (free text): Public Consultation for Inmetro's Regulatory Model 27/05/2021 EN  
Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/513/Add.2
Public Consultation - Technical Quality Regulation and Compliance Assessment Requirements for Refrigerators
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Public Consultation 7, 25 March 2021, which proposes to amend the Technical Quality Regulation and Compliance Assessment Requirements for Refrigerators and the like,...
Products (free text): Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing... 27/05/2021 EN  
Japan G/TBT/N/JPN/695
Partial Amendment of Ordinance for Enforcement of the Radio Act etc.
Amendment of the regulations for the above system.
Products (free text): Ku-band non-geostationary satellite communications systems... 29/05/2021 EN Full text
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/284
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3043 “Plastics sacks for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3043. This standard specifies the general characteristics, test methods and requirements for sacks, bags and...
ICS codes: 55.080 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/285
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3123-7 "Safety of toys -...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3123-7. This standard specifies requirements for the substances and materials used in finger paints and...
ICS codes: 97.200.50 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/286
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3123-8 "Safety of toys -...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3123-8. This standard specifies requirements and test methods for activity toys for domestic use often...
ICS codes: 97.200.50 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/287
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 7094 "Child use and care...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 7094. This standard specifies safety requirements relating to the materials, construction, performance,...
ICS codes: 97.190 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/288
The Ministerial Decree No. 610/2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8398 “Safety data sheet for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 8398. This standard defines sections, content, and general format of the safety data sheet (SDS) for chemical...
ICS codes: 71.100.01 29/05/2021 EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1193
SI 994 part 1 - Air conditioners: Safety and operational requirements
Proposed first amendment to the Mandatory Standard SI 994 part 1 dealing with the safety and operational requirements of air conditioners. This amendment replaces the last sentence of section 22.201 dealing with refrigerants and determines that in...
Products (free text): Air conditioners 29/05/2021 EN Full text
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/289
Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 372 for "Gas-fired...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 372. This standard specifies the specifications and test methods concerning the construction, safety,...
ICS codes: 91.140.10 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/290
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 6010 for "passenger lifts...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 6010. This standard specifies the grades and quality, the dimensional characteristics, the dimensional and...
ICS codes: 91.140.90 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/291
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 5969-1 "Water meters for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 5969-1. This standard specifies metrological and technical requirements of water meters for cold potable...
ICS codes: 91.140.60 29/05/2021 EN  
Ecuador G/SPS/N/ECU/253
Resolución 0007 correspondiente a los requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación de semillas de lechuga originarias...
Resolución 0007 correspondiente a los requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación de semillas de lechuga originarias desde Chile a Ecuador.
Products (free text): Semillas de lechuga (Lactuca sativa) 30/05/2021 ES Full text
Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1674/Add.1
Normative Instruction number 87, 15 March 2021
The Draft Normative Instruction number 814, 12 May 2020 - previously notified through G/SPS/N/BRA/1674 - which establishes the lists of vegetable species authorized for the production of vegetable fats and oils, profiles of fatty acids, additional...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 2106; ICS Code(s): 13, 65   EN  
Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1675/Add.1
Resolution - RDC number 481, 15 March 2021
The Draft Resolution number 813, 12 May 2020 - previously notified through  G/SPS/N/BRA/1675 - which establishes heath requirements for vegetable fats and oils, was adopted as Resolution - RDC number 481, 15 March 2021. This regulation will be also...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 2106; ICS Code(s): 13, 65   EN  
Japan G/SPS/N/JPN/826/Add.1
Amendment to "Ministerial Ordinance on the Specifications and Standards of Feeds and Feed Additives" (Ordinance No. 35...
The proposed amendment notified in G/SPS/N/JPN/826 (dated 19 January 2021) has been published in "KAMPO" (9 March 2021) (Official Government Gazette available in Japanese only). The date of entry into force: 9 March 2021
Products (free text): Alkaline protease as a feed additive   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/282
The Ministerial Decree No.608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8335 “Unrefined Shea Butter”...
The Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 gives the producers and importers a six- month transitional period to abide by the corrigendum (1/2020) of the Egyptian Standard ES 8335 “Unrefined Shea Butter”. This standard applies to unrefined shea butter...
ICS codes: 67.200.10   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/283
The Ministerial Decree No. 611/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8390 "General Standard for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 611/2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES 8390 "General Standard for Cheese” (9 pages, in Arabic). Moreover ES 8390 cancels and supersedes the...
ICS codes: 67.100.30   EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1183/Corr.1
SI 877 Part 1 - Frozen vegetables and fruits: General
The following paragraph should be added to item 6: Only the requirements of the following sections of the proposed standard SI 877 part 1 shall be mandatory after entry into force: Standard's scope, except for the expansion to products intended...
Products (free text): Frozen vegetables and fruits   EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1185/Corr.1
SI 877 Part 2 - Frozen vegetables and fruits: Frozen carrot
The following paragraph should be added to item 6: Only the requirements of the following sections of the proposed standard SI 877 part 2 shall be mandatory after entry into force: Standard's scope, except for the expansion to products intended...
Products (free text): Frozen carrot   EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1186/Corr.1
SI 877 Part 3.1 - Frozen vegetables and fruits: Frozen whole kernel corn ; SI 877 Part 3.2 - Frozen vegetables and...
The following paragraph should be added to item 6: Only the requirements of the following sections of both proposed standards, SI 877 part 3.1 (frozen whole kernel corn) and SI 877 part 3.2 (frozen corn-on-the-cob), shall be mandatory after entry...
Products (free text): Frozen corn   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/1/Add.17
The Egyptian Standard ES 4037 "Cake and Cake Mixtures Powder" (10 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.060 (Cereals, pulses and derived products) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/1/Add.18
The Egyptian standard ES 336-1 "Carbonated Beverages - part 1: General" (partial amendment in 1 page, in Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.160.20 Non-alcoholic beverages. This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No.608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/2/Add.18
The Egyptian Standard ES 1183-3 "Semi-Hard Cheese Part 3: Edam Cheese" (10 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.100.30 (Cheese) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/2/Add.19
The Egyptian Standard ES 1183-1 "Semi-Hard Cheese, Part 1: Gouda Cheese" (11 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.100.30 (Cheese) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/2/Add.20
The Egyptian Standard ES 1007-3 "Hard Cheese Part 3: Emmental Cheese” (11 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.100.30 (Cheese) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/3/Add.41
The Egyptian Standard ES 1595-2 "Rubber Gloves Used For Medical Purposes Part 2: Single – Use Medical Examination Gloves...
Products covered: (ICS 11.140) Hospital equipment, (ICS 83.140.99) Other rubber and plastics products. This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a...
Products (free text): Chemical, textile and engineering products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/34/Add.8
The Egyptian Standard ES 1649 "Durum Wheat Semolina And Durum Wheat Flour" (10 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: 67.060 (Cereals, pulses and derived products) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/16/Add.4
The Egyptian Standard ES 3123-3 "Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements" (64 pages, in English).
Products covered: toys (ICS 97.200.50) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Toys   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/165/Add.2
The Egyptian Standard ES 8117-1 "Child use and care articles – baby carriers – safety requirements and test methods -...
Products covered: (ICS: 97.190) Equipment for children This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Equipment for children - Child use and care articles. ICS:...   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/183/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 3123-14 "Safety of toys-part 14: Trampolines for domestic use" (50 pages, in English)
Products covered: ICS: 97.200.50 (Toys) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): ICS: 97.200.50 (Toys)   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/235/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 7195-1 "Furniture - bunk beds and high beds part 1: safety, Strength and durability...
Products covered: (ICS 97.140 – Furniture) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard...
ICS codes: 97.140, 97.140
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Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/236/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8350-2 "Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) - Bonding quality - Part 2: Requirements" (9 page(s), in...
Products covered: (ICS 79.060.99) Other wood-based panels This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
ICS codes: 79.060.99, 79.060.99   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/250/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 2799-1 "Plywood used in concrete shuttering works - Part 1: specification" (19 page(s), in...
Products covered: (ICS:91.100.10) Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 ( 4  pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by...
ICS codes: 79.060.10, 79.060.10   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/251/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 2799-2 for "Plywood used in concrete shuttering works - Part 2: Test methods " (15 page(s), in...
Products covered: (ICS 79.060.10) Plywood This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard...
ICS codes: 79.060.10, 79.060.10   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/257/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 4436-1 "Injection containers and accessories — Part 1: Injection vials made of glass tubing"...
Products covered: (ICS 11.040.20) Transfusion, infusion and injection equipment This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional...
ICS codes: 11.040.20, 11.040.20   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/215/Rev.1/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 1739 "Standard Specification for “Fiberglass” (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin)...
Products covered: (ICS 23.040.20) Plastic pipes This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian...
ICS codes: 23.040.20, 23.040.20   EN  
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/1625/Add.1
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Room Air Conditioners
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Room Air Conditioners AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Final rule SUMMARY: On 11 June 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") issued a notice...
Products (free text): Room air conditioners   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/3/Add.42
The Egyptian Standard ES 4756-2 “Cement - Part 2: Assessment and verification of constancy of performance” (26 pages, in...
Products covered: (ICS:91.100.10) Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by...
Products (free text): Chemical, textile and engineering products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/66/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 7670 "Child care articles - Baby walking frames - Safety requirements and test methods“ (64...
Products covered: (ICS 97.190) - Equipment for children This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Child use and care articles   EN
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Chinese Taipei G/SPS/N/TPKM/570
The Draft Amendment of Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives
In order to comply with the abolition of the dairy product hygiene standards on 1 July 2021, the regulation for the use of food additives for dairy products is planned to be included in the "Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and...
Description: Food additives to be used in foods 15/07/2021 EN  
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/1746
Automatic Identification System Channels
Proposed rule - In this document, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) fulfils the Commission's statutory duty pursuant to Section 8416 of the National Defense Authorization Act for...
Description: Automatic identification system channels 06/08/2021 EN Full text
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/1717/Rev.1
Energy Conservation Program for Appliance Standards: Procedures, Interpretations, and Policies for Consideration in New...
The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE" or the "Department") proposed major revisions to the Department's "Procedures, Interpretations, and Policies for Consideration of New or Revised Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for Consumer...
Description: Appliance Standards 23/08/2021 EN Full text
Chinese Taipei G/SPS/N/TPKM/569
Those foods, food additives, food utensils, food containers or packaging classified under 3 specific CCC Codes
Commodities classified under one specific CCC Code shall follow the "Regulations of Inspection of Imported Foods and Related Products" if they are used for foods, food additives, food utensils, food containers or packaging. The importers shall apply...
Description: Foods, food additives, food utensils, food containers or... 06/09/2021 EN Full text
Ukraine G/TBT/N/UKR/196
Draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Amendments to the Technical Regulation on railway...
The draft Resolution is aimed to specify the scope of the Technical Regulations, to regulate at the legislative level the possibility of applying conformity assessment modules in the sphere of railway transport while assessing the conformity of...
Description: Railway rolling stock and railway infrastructure 06/09/2021 EN Full text
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of G/TBT/N/SAU/1206
Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment - Part 1: Safety requirements
SASO-IEC-62368-1:2020 (Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements)
ICS codes: 33.160.01, 35.020 06/09/2021 EN  
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/1747
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Dehumidifying Direct Expansion-Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems
Notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to establish definitions for "direct expansion-dedicated outdoor air systems" (DX- DOAS or DX-DOASes) and "dehumidifying direct...
Description: Direct expansion-dedicated outdoor air systems 07/09/2021 EN Full text
Canada G/SPS/N/CAN/1400
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Dicamba (PMRL2021-20)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-20 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limit (MRL) for dicamba that has been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1        Raw Agricultural...
Description: Pesticide dicamba in or on undelinted cotton seeds (ICS... 12/09/2021 EN FR  
Canada G/SPS/N/CAN/1401
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Ametoctradin (PMRL2021-21)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-21 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limit (MRL) for ametoctradin that has been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1     Raw Agricultural...
Description: Pesticide ametoctradin in or on caneberries (ICS Codes:... 12/09/2021 EN FR  
Canada G/SPS/N/CAN/1402
Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Pyridate (PMRL2021-22)
The objective of the notified document PMRL2021-22 is to consult on the listed maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pyridate that have been proposed by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).   MRL (ppm)1      Raw Agricultural...
Description: Pesticide pyridate in or on various commodities (ICS Codes:... 19/09/2021 EN FR  
Ukraine G/SPS/N/UKR/163
The draft Order of the Ministry of economy of Ukraine "On approval of the Procedure for recognition of equivalence of...
According to the draft Order, recognition of the equivalence of state control system of the exporting country and the state control system of Ukraine is possible upon receipt of a request from the competent authority of the exporting country in which...
Description: Multiple products   EN Full text
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Ukraine G/SPS/N/UKR/164
The Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 961 "On Amending hygienic norms and regulations for safe usage of...
The Order approves the hygienic norms and regulations for safe usage of pesticides and agrochemicals.
Description: Pesticides and agrochemicals   EN Full text
Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/1207
Inmetro Ordinance N° 282, 28 June 2021.
Consolidated Metrological Technical Regulation for cargo tanks mounted on railway vehicles
ICS codes: 45.060.20   EN Full text
Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/500/Add.4
Consolidation of technical regulation for ceramic and concrete roofing tiles
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology - Inmetro, issued Ordinance No. 276, 25 June 2021 that approves the consolidation of technical regulation for ceramic and concrete roofing tiles The aim of the consolidation of the regulation...
Description: Ceramic roofing tiles (HS - 69.05) or concrete tiles (HS -...   EN  
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/424/Add.7
Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions
TITLE: Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended the Lacey Act to...
Description: Plants, plant products  (HS: 6-1, 0602, 4403;  ICS:  13.020,...   EN Full text
Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/377/Add.2
Technical regulation for festive articles - Consolidated
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology - Inmetro, issued Ordinance 277, 25 June 2021 that consolidates the technical regulation for festive articles. The aim of the consolidation of the regulation is to attend decree no. 10.139 of...
Description: Festive or other entertainment articles, including conjuring...   EN  
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/703/Add.4
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Test Procedures for Residential Furnace Fans
TITLE: Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Consumer Products; Early Assessment Review: Consumer Furnace Fans AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Request for information SUMMARY: The...
Description: Furnace fans (HS 8414; ICS 13.020, 23.120)   EN Full text
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/1721/Add.1
Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes
TITLE: Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT ACTION: Final rule SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 737-8 and...
Description: Boeing model 737-8 and 737-9 airplanes; fuel quantity...   EN  
Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/793/Add.1/Corr.1
Rectification of Inmetro Ordinance 251, 9 June 2021, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 14 June 2021, Section...
The rectification text is available only in Portuguese and can be downloaded at:
Description: Net content of frozen fish fillet, toothpaste, bar wash soap...   EN Full text
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/521/Add.5
Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Housing
TITLE: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Energy Conservation Standards for Manufactured Housing AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare...
Description: Manufactured housing (HS: 8716, ICS: 91.010, 91.040.30) ;   EN Full text
Ukraine G/TBT/N/UKR/183/Add.1
The draft Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Amendments to Annexes 3 and 4 to the Technical regulation on...
Ukraine informs that the draft Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Amendments to Annexes 3 and 4 to the Technical regulation on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment"...
Description: Electrical and electronic equipment   EN  
Ukraine G/TBT/N/UKR/178/Add.1
Draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Approval of Technical regulation on marine equipment"
Ukraine informs that the draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Approval of Technical regulation on marine equipment" (G/TBT/N/UKR/178) was adopted on 30 June 2021, published on 3 July 2021 (Resolution No. 676) and will enter...
Description: Marine equipment intended for installation on board ship   EN  

 

Notifying Member(s) Symbol, title and description of content Products Comment deadline Links Full text link
European Union G/TBT/N/EU/792
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/...of XXX amending Regulation (EU) 2019/787 of the European Parliament and...
This act lays down the obligation to indicate the legal name of the spirit drink in the same visual field as a compound term, in case of a spirit drink resulting from the combination of a spirit drink with one or more foodstuffs.
Products (free text): Spirit Drinks 29/04/2021 EN Full text
European Union G/TBT/N/EU/793
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX amending Regulation (EU) 2019/787 of the European Parliament and...
This act lays down the obligation to indicate the legal name of the spirit drink in the same visual field as an allusion, in case of direct or indirect reference to one or more categories of spirit drinks or geographical indications for spirit drinks...
Products (free text): Spirit Drinks 29/04/2021 EN Full text
Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1917
Draft resolution number 1019, 11 March 2021, regarding the active ingredient S17 - SOPHORA FLAVESCENS of the Monograph...
This Draft resolution incorporates the following changes for the active ingredient S17 - SOPHORA FLAVESCENS from the Relation of Monographies of Active Ingredients of Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers, all in the modality of...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 440398; ICS Code(s): 13, 65 15/05/2021 EN Full text
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Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1925
Draft resolution number 1027, 11 March 2021, regarding the active ingredient A11 - AMETRINA (ametryn) of the Monograph...
This Draft resolution incorporates the following changes for the active ingredient A11 - AMETRINA (ametryn) from the Relation of Monographies of Active Ingredients of Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers, all in the modality of...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 071410; ICS Code(s): 13, 65 15/05/2021 EN Full text
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Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/1156
Public Consultation 14, 24 March 2021.
Public Consultation Proposal for update the attachment to Act No. 3153, of 12 June 2020 about the technical requirements for Base Station (BS) conformance assessment with New Radio (NR) for Frequency Range 2 (FR2) of 5G mobile network.
Products (free text): HS 85 ICS 33. Telecommunication equipment 24/05/2021 EN  
European Union G/TBT/N/EU/789
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2144 of the European Parliament and of the...
The intelligent speed assistance (ISA) systems have to provide feedback to the driver in case of over-speed conditions and car manufacturers have a free choice of four methodologies that have all been assessed as appropriate and effective. The system...
Products (free text): Motor vehicles of categories M and N 24/05/2021 EN FR Full text
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Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/1157
Public Consultation N° 08, 25 March 2021
Public Consultation for Inmetro's Regulatory Model. The Annex of the Ordinance establishes the principles and guidelines to be observed for the improvement of regulatory action. Criticisms and suggestions should be forwarded in the spreadsheet model...
Products (free text): Public Consultation for Inmetro's Regulatory Model 27/05/2021 EN  
Brazil G/TBT/N/BRA/513/Add.2
Public Consultation - Technical Quality Regulation and Compliance Assessment Requirements for Refrigerators
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology – Inmetro, issued Public Consultation 7, 25 March 2021, which proposes to amend the Technical Quality Regulation and Compliance Assessment Requirements for Refrigerators and the like,...
Products (free text): Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing... 27/05/2021 EN  
Japan G/TBT/N/JPN/695
Partial Amendment of Ordinance for Enforcement of the Radio Act etc.
Amendment of the regulations for the above system.
Products (free text): Ku-band non-geostationary satellite communications systems... 29/05/2021 EN Full text
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/284
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3043 “Plastics sacks for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3043. This standard specifies the general characteristics, test methods and requirements for sacks, bags and...
ICS codes: 55.080 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/285
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3123-7 "Safety of toys -...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3123-7. This standard specifies requirements for the substances and materials used in finger paints and...
ICS codes: 97.200.50 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/286
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3123-8 "Safety of toys -...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3123-8. This standard specifies requirements and test methods for activity toys for domestic use often...
ICS codes: 97.200.50 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/287
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 7094 "Child use and care...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 7094. This standard specifies safety requirements relating to the materials, construction, performance,...
ICS codes: 97.190 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/288
The Ministerial Decree No. 610/2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8398 “Safety data sheet for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 8398. This standard defines sections, content, and general format of the safety data sheet (SDS) for chemical...
ICS codes: 71.100.01 29/05/2021 EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1193
SI 994 part 1 - Air conditioners: Safety and operational requirements
Proposed first amendment to the Mandatory Standard SI 994 part 1 dealing with the safety and operational requirements of air conditioners. This amendment replaces the last sentence of section 22.201 dealing with refrigerants and determines that in...
Products (free text): Air conditioners 29/05/2021 EN Full text
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/289
Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 372 for "Gas-fired...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 372. This standard specifies the specifications and test methods concerning the construction, safety,...
ICS codes: 91.140.10 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/290
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 6010 for "passenger lifts...
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 6010. This standard specifies the grades and quality, the dimensional characteristics, the dimensional and...
ICS codes: 91.140.90 29/05/2021 EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/291
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 5969-1 "Water meters for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 5969-1. This standard specifies metrological and technical requirements of water meters for cold potable...
ICS codes: 91.140.60 29/05/2021 EN  
Ecuador G/SPS/N/ECU/253
Resolución 0007 correspondiente a los requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación de semillas de lechuga originarias...
Resolución 0007 correspondiente a los requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación de semillas de lechuga originarias desde Chile a Ecuador.
Products (free text): Semillas de lechuga (Lactuca sativa) 30/05/2021 ES Full text
Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1674/Add.1
Normative Instruction number 87, 15 March 2021
The Draft Normative Instruction number 814, 12 May 2020 - previously notified through G/SPS/N/BRA/1674 - which establishes the lists of vegetable species authorized for the production of vegetable fats and oils, profiles of fatty acids, additional...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 2106; ICS Code(s): 13, 65   EN  
Brazil G/SPS/N/BRA/1675/Add.1
Resolution - RDC number 481, 15 March 2021
The Draft Resolution number 813, 12 May 2020 - previously notified through  G/SPS/N/BRA/1675 - which establishes heath requirements for vegetable fats and oils, was adopted as Resolution - RDC number 481, 15 March 2021. This regulation will be also...
Products (free text): HS Code(s): 2106; ICS Code(s): 13, 65   EN  
Japan G/SPS/N/JPN/826/Add.1
Amendment to "Ministerial Ordinance on the Specifications and Standards of Feeds and Feed Additives" (Ordinance No. 35...
The proposed amendment notified in G/SPS/N/JPN/826 (dated 19 January 2021) has been published in "KAMPO" (9 March 2021) (Official Government Gazette available in Japanese only). The date of entry into force: 9 March 2021
Products (free text): Alkaline protease as a feed additive   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/282
The Ministerial Decree No.608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8335 “Unrefined Shea Butter”...
The Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 gives the producers and importers a six- month transitional period to abide by the corrigendum (1/2020) of the Egyptian Standard ES 8335 “Unrefined Shea Butter”. This standard applies to unrefined shea butter...
ICS codes: 67.200.10   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/283
The Ministerial Decree No. 611/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8390 "General Standard for...
The Ministerial Decree No. 611/2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES 8390 "General Standard for Cheese” (9 pages, in Arabic). Moreover ES 8390 cancels and supersedes the...
ICS codes: 67.100.30   EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1183/Corr.1
SI 877 Part 1 - Frozen vegetables and fruits: General
The following paragraph should be added to item 6: Only the requirements of the following sections of the proposed standard SI 877 part 1 shall be mandatory after entry into force: Standard's scope, except for the expansion to products intended...
Products (free text): Frozen vegetables and fruits   EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1185/Corr.1
SI 877 Part 2 - Frozen vegetables and fruits: Frozen carrot
The following paragraph should be added to item 6: Only the requirements of the following sections of the proposed standard SI 877 part 2 shall be mandatory after entry into force: Standard's scope, except for the expansion to products intended...
Products (free text): Frozen carrot   EN  
Israel G/TBT/N/ISR/1186/Corr.1
SI 877 Part 3.1 - Frozen vegetables and fruits: Frozen whole kernel corn ; SI 877 Part 3.2 - Frozen vegetables and...
The following paragraph should be added to item 6: Only the requirements of the following sections of both proposed standards, SI 877 part 3.1 (frozen whole kernel corn) and SI 877 part 3.2 (frozen corn-on-the-cob), shall be mandatory after entry...
Products (free text): Frozen corn   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/1/Add.17
The Egyptian Standard ES 4037 "Cake and Cake Mixtures Powder" (10 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.060 (Cereals, pulses and derived products) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/1/Add.18
The Egyptian standard ES 336-1 "Carbonated Beverages - part 1: General" (partial amendment in 1 page, in Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.160.20 Non-alcoholic beverages. This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No.608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/2/Add.18
The Egyptian Standard ES 1183-3 "Semi-Hard Cheese Part 3: Edam Cheese" (10 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.100.30 (Cheese) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/2/Add.19
The Egyptian Standard ES 1183-1 "Semi-Hard Cheese, Part 1: Gouda Cheese" (11 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.100.30 (Cheese) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/2/Add.20
The Egyptian Standard ES 1007-3 "Hard Cheese Part 3: Emmental Cheese” (11 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: ICS: 67.100.30 (Cheese) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/3/Add.41
The Egyptian Standard ES 1595-2 "Rubber Gloves Used For Medical Purposes Part 2: Single – Use Medical Examination Gloves...
Products covered: (ICS 11.140) Hospital equipment, (ICS 83.140.99) Other rubber and plastics products. This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a...
Products (free text): Chemical, textile and engineering products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/34/Add.8
The Egyptian Standard ES 1649 "Durum Wheat Semolina And Durum Wheat Flour" (10 Pages, In Arabic).
Products covered: 67.060 (Cereals, pulses and derived products) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No 608/2020 (2 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Food products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/16/Add.4
The Egyptian Standard ES 3123-3 "Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements" (64 pages, in English).
Products covered: toys (ICS 97.200.50) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): Toys   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/165/Add.2
The Egyptian Standard ES 8117-1 "Child use and care articles – baby carriers – safety requirements and test methods -...
Products covered: (ICS: 97.190) Equipment for children This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Equipment for children - Child use and care articles. ICS:...   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/183/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 3123-14 "Safety of toys-part 14: Trampolines for domestic use" (50 pages, in English)
Products covered: ICS: 97.200.50 (Toys) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES...
Products (free text): ICS: 97.200.50 (Toys)   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/235/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 7195-1 "Furniture - bunk beds and high beds part 1: safety, Strength and durability...
Products covered: (ICS 97.140 – Furniture) This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard...
ICS codes: 97.140, 97.140
HS codes: 9403
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Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/236/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 8350-2 "Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) - Bonding quality - Part 2: Requirements" (9 page(s), in...
Products covered: (ICS 79.060.99) Other wood-based panels This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
ICS codes: 79.060.99, 79.060.99   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/250/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 2799-1 "Plywood used in concrete shuttering works - Part 1: specification" (19 page(s), in...
Products covered: (ICS:91.100.10) Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 ( 4  pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by...
ICS codes: 79.060.10, 79.060.10   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/251/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 2799-2 for "Plywood used in concrete shuttering works - Part 2: Test methods " (15 page(s), in...
Products covered: (ICS 79.060.10) Plywood This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard...
ICS codes: 79.060.10, 79.060.10   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/257/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 4436-1 "Injection containers and accessories — Part 1: Injection vials made of glass tubing"...
Products covered: (ICS 11.040.20) Transfusion, infusion and injection equipment This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional...
ICS codes: 11.040.20, 11.040.20   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/215/Rev.1/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 1739 "Standard Specification for “Fiberglass” (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin)...
Products covered: (ICS 23.040.20) Plastic pipes This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian...
ICS codes: 23.040.20, 23.040.20   EN  
United States of America G/TBT/N/USA/1625/Add.1
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Room Air Conditioners
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Room Air Conditioners AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Final rule SUMMARY: On 11 June 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") issued a notice...
Products (free text): Room air conditioners   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/3/Add.42
The Egyptian Standard ES 4756-2 “Cement - Part 2: Assessment and verification of constancy of performance” (26 pages, in...
Products covered: (ICS:91.100.10) Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by...
Products (free text): Chemical, textile and engineering products   EN  
Egypt G/TBT/N/EGY/66/Add.1
The Egyptian Standard ES 7670 "Child care articles - Baby walking frames - Safety requirements and test methods“ (64...
Products covered: (ICS 97.190) - Equipment for children This addendum concerns the notification of the Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) that gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the...
Products (free text): Child use and care articles   EN

 


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