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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Food, Drugs, Textiles, Electric Doors, Taximeters

Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the World Trade Organization has been notified of regulatory changes that may affect exports of specific products to the following countries. For more information on how these restrictions may affect your business, contact ST&R.

• Argentina – draft resolution amending Argentine Food Code on plant foods (comments due by Nov. 21)

• European Union – amended directive on medicinal products for human use

• European Union – regulation on textile fiber names and related labeling and marking

• European Union – amended directive on creosote

• European Union – regulation on health claims made on foods

• European Union – regulation on health claims made on foods referring to child development

• Israel – draft revision of mandatory standard on electric doors and gates

• Mexico – official standard on specifications for regulatory exemption of practices using ionizing radiation sources

• Sweden – draft regulation on taximeters and ancillary devices (comments due by Jan. 6, 2012)

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