Combined refrigerator-freezers, fitted with separate external doors (HS 841810); Compression-type (HS 841821); Other (HS 841829); Freezers of the chest type, not exceeding 800 l capacity (HS 841830); Freezers of the upright type, not exceeding 900 l capacity (HS 8418.40).
Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 009 (1R) "Aparatos de uso doméstico para producción de frío" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 009 "Household refrigerating appliances") (14 pages, in Spanish)
The notified draft Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by household refrigerating appliances, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and the environment, and preventing misleading practices.
The notified Technical Regulation applies to the following products:
1. Frost-free and non-frost-free refrigerators;
2. Refrigerators with or without low-temperature compartment or cellar compartment;
3. Refrigerator-freezers; and
4. Frost-free and non-frost-free freezers