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 247 (1R) "Seguridad y eficiencia energética para calentadores de agua eléctricos instantáneos sin acumulación de agua" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 247: "Safety and energy efficiency requirements for tankless electric instantaneous water heaters") (14 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by tankless electric instantaneous water heaters, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety, protecting the environment and preventing deceptive practices.

It applies to the following products:

·         Tankless electric instantaneous water heaters designed to heat water to a temperature below boiling point, with a rated voltage not exceeding 250 V for single-phase and three-phase appliances.

·         All showers, taps and electric instantaneous water heaters.

It does not apply to: Electric storage water heaters.