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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Children’s Products and Toys, Drugs, Jewelry, Foods

Tuesday, May 20, 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.

Bahrain – sturgeon caviar, tobacco additives, puffed grain, canned cooked dry cowpea, raw wheat germ

Chile – products used by children

China – firefighting vehicles; newly manufactured inductive current transformers used for electrical measuring instruments and/or electrical protective devices; switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations; infants’ and children’s textile products; activity toys for domestic indoor and outdoor use intended for children under 14 years; toy scooters; toys; substances ad materials used in finger paints for children under 14 years for playing

Colombia – biological medicines

Ecuador – steel pipes and tubes; steel corrugated angles, shapes and sections and posts for guardrails; plastic tubes and accessories; electrical panels, cabinets, pull boxes, light junction boxes and racks and rack accessories; pacifiers for babies and young children; elevators and escalators; microphones; electric storage water heaters; jewelry, including imitation jewelry; fans with a self-contained electric motor of an output not exceeding 125W; agglomerated wood panels

Grenada – toys

Taiwan – fired heater, cracking furnace and thermal fluid heater

Thailand – radiocommunication equipment

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