Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials (HS 6404); Other footwear (HS 6405); Other footwear (HS 64029); Other footwear with outer soles of leather (HS 64035); Other footwear (HS 64039); Covering the ankle but not covering the knee (HS 640192); Other (HS 640199); Other (HS 640219); Footwear with upper straps or thongs assembled to the sole by means of plugs (HS 640220); Other (HS 640319); Footwear with outer soles of leather, and uppers which consist of leather straps across the instep and around the big toe (HS 640320)
Proyecto de Segunda Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 080 (2R) "Etiquetado de Calzado" (Draft second revision (2R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 080 "Labelling of footwear") (14 pages, in Spanish)
The notified Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by the labelling of footwear, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of preventing misleading practices.
The notified Technical Regulation applies to domestically manufactured and imported footwear that is marketed in Ecuador.
The notified Technical Regulation does not apply to:
1. Goods subject to special treatment (Chapter 98 of the Tariff Classification of Ecuador). [Passenger luggage; household goods and/or work equipment; donations from abroad; diplomatic allowances; goods for use by persons with disabilities; samples with no commercial value; international postal traffic or express courier deliveries; certified reference materials; and relief consignments for natural or similar disasters] The provisions of the Organic Code of Production, Trade and Investment, the resolutions issued by COMEX and the relevant procedures established by the National Customs Service of Ecuador (SENAE) will apply to these goods.
2. Products covered by Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (RTE INEN) No. 157 "Labelling of articles of leather"
3. Handmade sandals and espadrilles
4. Orthopaedic footwear
5. Protective, safety and work footwear