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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Toys, Foods, Drugs, Cosmetics, Medical Devices, Household Goods

Monday, January 27, 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 – cashews, chestnuts and almonds

Chile – luminaires with LED modules or lamps and luminaires with discharge lamps (comments due by March 16)

Ecuador – toy safety

Indonesia – processed food and fast food (comments due by March 13)

Kenya – animal feed and domestic biogas stoves and lamps (comments due by March 14)

Korea – pharmaceuticals, livestock products, cosmetics, food labeling, medical devices, automobiles (comments due by March 14)

Peru – pharmaceutical products, perfumes, makeup, beauty aids, soap and other cleansers, toilet paper, handkerchiefs, towels, tablecloths, napkins, sanitary napkins, bed sheets, articles of apparel and clothing accessories, medical appliances, massage apparatus, crutches, artificial limbs, hearing aids, medical and surgical furniture, barber chairs, dietary products and sweeteners

South Africa – sunflower seed and soya beans

Taiwan – pre-packaged food products

United Arab Emirates – cosmetics and personal care products, low voltage electrical equipment (comments due by March 15)

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