EC Ecuador
  • 39 - Kunststoffe und Waren daraus
  • 73 - Waren aus Gusseisen, Eisen oder Stahl
  • 84 - Kernreaktoren, Kessel, Maschinen, Apparate und mechanische Geräte; Teile dieser Maschinen oder Apparate

Containers for compressed or liquefied gas, of iron or steel (HS 7311); -- Other, not reinforced or otherwise combined with other materials, without fittings (HS 391732); - Pressure-reducing valves (HS 848110); - Safety or relief valves (HS 848140); - Other appliances (HS 848180)

Proyecto de Cuarta Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 008 (4R) "Tanques y cilindros de acero soldados para gas licuado de petróleo (GLP) y sus conjuntos técnicos" (Draft fourth revision (4R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 008 "Welded steel tanks and cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and accessories thereof") (10 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by welded steel tanks and cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and accessories thereof, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and preventing misleading practices.

The notified draft Technical Regulation applies to:

1.         Welded steel cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG);

2.         Flexible connecting hoses for LPG;

3.         Low-pressure regulators for LPG;

4.         Valves for cylinders for LPG;

5.         Inspection of steel cylinders for LPG in circulation; 

6.         Tanks for low-pressure LPG.