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

850811 - Of a power not exceeding 1,500 W and having a dust bag or other receptacle capacity not exceeding 20 l; 850819 - Other; 850860 - Other vacuum cleaners.

Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 197 (1R) "Aspiradoras" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 197: "Vacuum cleaners") (9 pages, in Spanish)

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

It applies to the following products:

·         Electric vacuum cleaners for household use

·         Electric water-suction cleaning appliances for household use

·         Electric vacuum cleaners for animal care

It does not apply to: 

Vacuum cleaners for household use, water-suction cleaning appliances for household use, and vacuum cleaners for animal care that are not powered by electricity.