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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Eyewashes, Appliances, Plastic Bags

Thursday, September 12, 2013
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 information on how these restrictions may affect your business, contact ST&R.

Canada – July 12 adoption of decision to classify non-medicated eyewashes as natural health products

Colombia – draft technical regulation on cookers, ovens, continuous-flow water heaters, storage water heaters and grills (comments due by Nov. 28)

Egypt – ministerial decree on producers and importers of air conditioners (comments due by Nov. 10)

South Africa – Sept. 6 publication of technical regulation on plastic carrier bags and flat bags

Thailand – draft industrial standard for stretch cling film for food (comments due by Nov. 9)

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