"Ámbar de Chiapas", HS subheading 130190
Proyecto de Norma Oficial Mexicana PROY-NOM-152-SCFI-2018, ámbar de Chiapas-especificaciones y métodos de prueba (cancelará a la nom-152-scfi-2003) (Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-152-SCFI-2018: "Ámbar de Chiapas" - specifications and test methods (cancelling Mexican Official Standard NOM-152-SCFI-2003)) (19 pages, in Spanish)
The notified draft Mexican Official Standard has been prepared to lay out requirements regarding the appellation of origin "Ámbar de Chiapas", which is owned by the Mexican State, and in cooperation with the amber sector, as long as a Conformity Assessment Body is constituted, to verify the processing and marketing processes of this non-renewable resource under the Industrial Property Law. The draft is required to be issued under the General Declaration on Protection of the Appellation of Origin "Ámbar de Chiapas", published in the Official Journal on 15 November 2000, and paragraph XV of Article 40 of the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardization. The draft Standard applies to "Ámbar de Chiapas" in its raw form and to products made with it, such as jewellery, works of art and religious objects, among others, and when it undergoes the physical processing later described, with extraction of the raw material indicated in the General Declaration on Protection of the Appellation of Origin "Ámbar de Chiapas".