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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Vehicles, Medical Devices, Foods

Thursday, June 06, 2013
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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.

Australia – regulation impact statement for vehicle stability control and mandated brake assist systems in light vehicles (comments due by July 30)

Chile – national quality specifications for grade B2 diesel fuel (comments due by July 27)

China – draft procedures for special examination and approval of innovative medical devices (comments due by July 4)

China – provisions for re-registration of medical devices (comments due by July 4)

Ecuador – draft technical regulation on ice cream and ice cream mixes (comments due by Aug. 20)

Sweden – proposed regulations for type approval of killing and restraining traps (comments due by Sept. 1)

Taiwan – draft minimum energy efficiency requirements for electric storage tank water heaters (comments due by Aug. 4)

Turkey – draft amendment to regulation on organic farming

Uganda – final draft standards on Creole onions, fresh tomatoes and tomato paste (comments due by Aug. 3)

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