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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Appliances, Cosmetics, Drugs, Foods

Thursday, October 31, 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.

Brazil – gas ovens, stoves and cooking appliances

Canada – technical requirements for fixed line-of-sight radio systems (comments due by Feb. 9)

Indonesia – draft regulation on certification of telecommunication equipment (comments due by Dec. 21)

Israel – draft regulations on cosmetics (comments due by Dec. 23)

Korea – proposed guidance on toxicological studies for pharmaceutical products (comments due by Dec. 21)

Netherlands – packaging and consumer articles

New Zealand – air conditioners and heat pumps

Taiwan – regulations on inspection of imported foods and related products (comments due by Nov. 21)

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