ECU/467
WTO/TBT
EC Ecuador
  • 70 - Glas und Glaswaren
2019-08-04
2019-06-18

7013.22.00.00 Of lead crystal; 7013.28.00.00 Other; 7013.33.00.00 Of lead crystal; 7013.37.00.00 Other; 7013.41.00.00 Of lead crystal; 7013.42.00.00 Of glass having a linear coefficient of expansion not exceeding 5 x 10-6 per Kelvin within a temperature range of 0 °C to 300 °C; 7013.49.00.00 Other; Other (HS 701090); Of glass-ceramics (HS 701310)

Proyecto de Segunda Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 200 (2R) "Vajillas de vidrio, de vitrocerámica y recipientes de vidrio en contacto con alimentos" (Draft second revision (2R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 200 "Tableware and kitchenware of glass and glass-ceramics and glass containers that are in contact with foodstuffs") (11 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by tableware and kitchenware of glass and glass-ceramics and glass containers that are in contact with foodstuffs, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human health and safety.

It applies to the following products:

·         Tableware and kitchenware of glass and glass-ceramics and glass containers that are used for preparing, cooking, serving and storing food, and for drinking liquids. The materials used may be transparent or translucent, coloured or opaque.

It does not apply to:

·         Glassware used in the food and beverage production industry; 

.         Glassware in which food and beverages are marketed.