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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Medical Devices, Light Bulbs, Tools, Ladders, Foods

Monday, June 09, 2014
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 – in vitro diagnosis products, medical devices

Canada – 2-Butoxyethanol

China – shoe and boot shanks made of metallic materials; tungsten halogen lamps; motor-operated handheld, transportable electric tools and lawn and garden tools; resistance welding equipment and equipment used in similar processes; combustion powered wheelchairs

Egypt – energy efficiency label for air conditioners

Malaysia – formula dietary food

New Zealand – multipurpose ladders

Taiwan – food sanitation

United Arab Emirates – all products bearing the “G” mark

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