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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Foods, Detergents, Fabrics, Batteries

Wednesday, August 14, 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.

Colombia – technical information required for the control of vaccines (comments due by Nov. 1)

Kenya – acidic and alkaline detergents for the food and beverage industry, mosquito nets treated with insecticides, and construction and performance requirements of fabrics used for mattress covers (comments due by Oct. 8)

Korea – draft revised technical requirements for terminal equipment for telecommunications service (comments due by Oct. 8)

Oman – draft technical regulation on edible vegetable oils (comments due by Oct. 8)

Taiwan – secondary lithium cells and batteries, hot-dip zinc-coated steel sheet and coil (comments due by Oct. 8)

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