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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Foods, Drugs, Helmets, Lighters, LPG Equipment

Friday, November 22, 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.

Burundi – liquor in plastic sachets and bottles

Canada – prescription status of medicinal ingredients for human use (comments due by Jan. 18)

Czech Republic – processed fruits and vegetables, shell fruits, mushrooms and mushroom products, potatoes and potato products

European Union – disposable lighters

Israel – liquefied petroleum gases, LPG hoses, tubes and pipes, protective helmets for bicyclists, thermal insulation products of cellular rubber, plastic piping systems and kerosene (comments due by Jan. 15)

Japan – drugs (comments due by Jan. 13)

Kuwait – maximum limits for pesticide residues in or on foods and agricultural commodities or animal feeds (comments due by Jan. 19)

Saudi Arabia – maximum limits for pesticide residues in or on foods and agricultural commodities or animal feeds (comments due by Jan. 19)

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