Other articles (HS 68159); Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, of porcelain or china (other than baths, bidets, sinks and similar fixtures; statuettes and other ornamental articles; pots, jars, carboys and similar receptacles for the conveyance or packing of goods; and coffee grinders and spice mills with receptacles made of ceramics and working parts of metal) (HS 6911); Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china (HS 6912)
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 Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 010: "Ceramic tableware intended to come into contact with food") (11 pages, in Spanish)
The notified Ecuadorian 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 deceptive practices.
It applies to the following products:
Glass ceramic, semi-glass ceramic and non-glass ceramic tableware intended to be in contact with food.
The Technical Regulation does not apply to:
· Ceramic products classed as decorations or ornaments, toilet articles and handicrafts; · Ceramic tableware classed as toys, which must comply with Ecuadorian Technical Regulation RTE INEN No. 089 "Toy safety", which is currently in force.