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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Plastics, Appliances, Medical Devices, Tires

Thursday, October 24, 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.

Denmark – room heating radiators

Egypt – general and mechanical requirements for materials to be used in the manufacture of reusable feeding bottles and drinking cups (comments due by Dec. 1)

Korea – revised draft of technical requirements for digital private mobile radio equipment (comments due by Dec. 1)

Korea – labeling standards for children’s preferred foods (comments due by Dec. 1)

Korea – proposed amended safety standard on electric appliances (comments due by Dec. 1)

Peru – draft standards on non-invasive mechanical sphygmomanometers and clinical thermometers (comments due by Dec. 15)

Philippines – draft national standard on compostable plastics (comments due by Nov. 25)

Qatar – draft technical regulation on linseed oil (comments due by Dec. 1)

Thailand – used tires

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