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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Foods, Toys, Childcare Articles

Thursday, April 11, 2013
By Shawn McCausland
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 – updated proposal on food inspection model (comments due by May 21)

Canada – revised standard on radio noise produced by vehicles and boats (comments due by July 28)

Egypt – mandatory standards for toys, childcare articles and domestic stainless steel cookware (comments due by June 9)

Mali – mandatory standard on common wheat flour enriched with iron, zinc and B vitamins

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