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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Washing Machines, Toys, Roofing Tiles, Lighters

Wednesday, July 23, 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 – organic systems of animal and vegetable production, matches, household washing machines, vehicle platform lifts, wheeled toys designed to be ridden by children

Canada – dangerous goods safety marks (labels, placards, signs and marks), means of containment for the transport of dangerous goods, rail tank cars

Denmark – electricity meters for the determination of the consumption of electricity

Ecuador – ceramic products, refractory bricks, Christmas tree valves (oil well), pipe flanges and flanged fittings, stainless steel tubing, tankless electric instantaneous water heaters, setts, ceramic roofing tiles

Jamaica – pesticide labeling

Mexico – lighters, turbine-type vertical pumps with external vertical electric motors

Norway – powerful laser pointers

Taiwan – low-voltage three-phase squirrel-cage high-efficiency induction motors

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