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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Steel Cables, Medical Devices, Foods

Friday, May 24, 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.

Bahrain – draft technical regulations on sunflower seeds, vehicle tires, basil oil, cinnamon leaf oil, coriander whole or ground (powdered), cream analog, food packages, frozen dough, frozen prawn coated with bread crumbs, garlic oil, labeling for herbal plants for human consumption, and onion oil (comments due by July 21)

Brazil – conformity assessment procedures for steel cables

Brazil – draft technical regulation on testing of medical devices (comments due by June 16)

Mexico – draft official standard on microbiological test methods (comments due by July 4)

Uganda – draft standard on chili sauce, fresh matooke and fresh onions (comments due by July 21)

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