Soap, organic surface-active products and preparations, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, and paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent (HS 34011); Soap in other forms (HS 340120); Preparations put up for retail sale (HS 340220); Other (HS 340290)
Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 088 (1R) "Detergentes y jabones" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 088 "Detergents and soaps") (12 pages, in Spanish)
The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements concerning the maximum levels of phosphorus and minimum percentage of ultimate aerobic biodegradability to be met by surface tension agents found in detergents and soaps intended for household or industrial use, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting the environment and preventing deceptive practices.
It applies to the following products for household or industrial use:
It does not apply to:
· products which claim to have cosmetic properties and a therapeutic purpose
. products for veterinary use