EC Ecuador
  • 44 - Holz, Holzkohle und Holzwaren

4412.10.00.00- Of bamboo 4412.31.00.00- - With at least one outer ply of tropical wood. 4412.33.00.00- - Other, with at least one outer ply of non-coniferous wood of the species alder (Alnus spp.), ash (Fraxinus spp.), beech (Fagus spp.), birch (Betula spp.), cherry (Prunus spp.), chestnut (Castanea spp.), elm (Ulmus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), hickory (Carya spp.), horse chestnut (Aesculus spp.), lime (Tilia spp.), maple (Acer spp.), oak (Quercus spp.), plane tree (Platanus spp.), poplar and aspen (Populus spp.), robinia (Robinia spp.), tulipwood (Liriodendron spp.) or walnut (Juglans spp.); 4412.34.00.00- - Other, with at least one outer ply of non-coniferous wood not specified under subheading 4412.33 4412.39.00.00- - Other 4412.94.00.00- - Blockboard, laminboard and battenboard; Other 412.99.00.00- - Other; Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood (excluding "densified" wood panels, cellullar wood panels, parquet panels, marquetry, inlaid wood, panels recognizable as parts of furniture) (HS 4412)

Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Tècnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 243 (1R) "Tableros de madera contrachapada" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 243 "Plywood panels") (10 pages, in Spanish)

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

It applies to the following plywood panels:

·         Type I: Waterproof exterior and for marine applications

·         Type II: For indoor use.