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

Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters (HS 851610)

Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 110 (1R) "Calentadores de agua eléctricos de acumulación" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 110 "Electric storage water heaters") (12 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by electric storage water heaters, 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: Electric storage water heaters with an input rating of up to 12 kW.

It does not apply to:

1.    Appliances used to heat water in laboratories;

2.    Appliances for boiling water;

3.    Instantaneous water heaters;

4.    Immersion water heaters;

5.    Commercial dispensers and vending machines; 

6.    Appliances intended exclusively for industrial purposes.