Pocket lighters, gas fuelled, non-refillable (HS 961310); Pocket lighters, gas fuelled, refillable (HS 961320); Other lighters (HS 961380); (ICS: 97.180)
Proyecto de Tercera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 044 (3R) "Encendedores" (Draft third revision (3R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 044 "Lighters") (9 pages, in Spanish
The notified Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by lighters, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and preventing misleading practices.
The notified Technical Regulation applies to the following flame-producing products:
1. Cigarette and cigar lighters;
2. Pipe lighters;
3. Utility lighters.
The notified Technical Regulation does not apply to:
Matches; Other flame-producing products that are not intended solely for lighting cigarettes, cigars or pipes or for use as utility lighters.