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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Toys, Food, Dishwashers

Tuesday, April 23, 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.

Bahrain – technical regulations on toys, white pulp, dehydrated shrimp, bakery products, barley malt, cappuccino powder, date syrup, edible wheat germ oil and frozen liver (comments due by June 19)

Chile – energy efficiency certification procedure for household electric dishwashers (comments due by June 14)

Colombia – March 28, 2014, effective date of technical regulations on (a) cellulosic materials, objectives, packaging and equipment and (b) materials, objects, containers and equipment of glass or ceramic intended to come into contact with food and beverages

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