EC Ecuador
  • 85 - Elektrische Maschinen und Apparate und andere elektrotechnische Waren sowie Teile davon; Tonaufnahme- oder Tonwiedergabegeräte, Fernsehbild- und Fernsehtonaufzeichnungs- oder -wiedergabegeräte sowie Teile und Zubehör für diese Geräte

8544.42 -- Fitted with connectors; Co-axial cable and other co-axial electric conductors (HS 854420); Other (HS 854449)

Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 098 (1R) "Cables de transmisión de voz y datos" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 098 "Voice and data cables") (10 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by voice and data cables, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and preventing deceptive practices.

It applies to the following products:

1.         Co-axial cables;

2.         Lead-in telephone cables, telephone cables for outdoor installations, and crossover telephone cables;

3.         Outdoor telephone cables;

4.         Twisted pair cables (UTP, STP, FTP, S-FTP).

The notified Technical Regulation does not apply to:

1.         Voice and data cables manufactured specifically for oil or mining installations, or for permanent or mobile offshore installations; 

2.         Short co-axial cables (all types) fitted with connectors.