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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Foods, Electronics, Drugs, Consumer Goods

Friday, December 13, 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 – exemption regulations on consumer products (comments due by Feb. 13)

Korea – labeling of quasi-drugs (comments due by Feb. 9)

Lithuania – mandatory deposit system for disposable beverage packaging (comments due by Feb. 11)

South Africa – safety and energy saving requirements for electrical and electronic apparatus (comments due by Feb. 11)

South Africa – injection of poultry with brine-based mixtures (comments due by Feb. 11)

Switzerland – draft ordinance on inscription of active substances for use in biocidal products (comments due by Jan. 31)

United Arab Emirates – draft technical regulation on maximum allowed amount of trans fatty acid (comments due by Feb. 11)

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