Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, of porcelain or china (HS 6911); Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china (HS 6912); - Other articles: (HS 68159)
Proyecto de Segunda Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 010 (2R) "Vajillas cerámicas destinadas a estar en contacto con alimentos" (Draft second revision (2R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 010 "Ceramic tableware intended to come into contact with food") (11 pages, in Spanish)
The notified Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by ceramic tableware intended to come into contact with food, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human health and safety, and preventing misleading practices.
The notified Technical Regulation applies to the following products:
1. Glass ceramic, semi-glass ceramic and non-glass ceramic tableware intended to be in contact with food.
It does not apply to:
1. Ceramic products classed as decorations or ornaments;
2. Porcelain tableware and pieces;
3. Ceramic tableware classed as toys, which must comply with Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (RTE INEN) No. 089 "Toy safety" that is currently in force.