Machines, each of a dry linen capacity not exceeding 10 kg: (HS 84501); Machines, each of a dry linen capacity exceeding 10 kg (HS 845020)
Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 077 (1R) "Eficiencia energética de lavadoras de ropa de uso domestico" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 077 "Energy efficiency of washing machines for domestic use") (17 pages, in Spanish)
The notified Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by washing machines for domestic use, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting the environment and preventing misleading practices.
It applies to the following products:
· Washing machines for domestic use;
· Vertical-axis automatic washing machines, the drum of which has a volumetric capacity not exceeding 45.30 L;
· Vertical-axis automatic washing machines, the drum of which has a volumetric capacity exceeding 45.30 L;
· Horizontal-axis automatic washing machines;
· Semi-automatic washing machines;
· Manual washing machines.
The notified Technical Regulation does not apply to:
· Washing machines for domestic use that are not powered by electricity;
. Washing machines for industrial or commercial use.