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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports

Monday, December 12, 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.

• Canada – proposed amendment to safety regulations for built-in restraint systems and booster seats in automobiles (comments due by Feb. 9, 2012)

• Bahrain – draft technical regulations on breast milk substitutes, low sodium iodized food salt, labeling of pre-packaged food stuffs, and expiration periods of food products (comments due by Feb. 7, 2012)

• Uganda – general standard for contaminants and toxins in food and feed (comments due by Feb. 7, 2012)

• Uganda – draft standard specifying requirements and methods of sampling and test for fruit juices and nectars (comments due by Feb. 7, 2012)

• Uganda – draft standard specifying requirements for stabilized soil blocks using cement and/or lime for use in general construction (comments due by Feb. 7, 2012)

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