EC Ecuador
  • 29 - Electrical engineering
  • 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

Fluorescent, hot cathode (HS 853931); (ICS: 29.140.30)

Proyecto de Segunda Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 36 (2R) "Lámparas Fluorescentes Compactas y Tubulares. Seguridad y Eficiencia Energética" (Draft second revision (2R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 36 "Compact and tubular fluorescent lamps. Safety and energy efficiency") (16 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by compact and tubular fluorescent lamps, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and the environment, and preventing misleading practices.

The notified Technical Regulation applies to the following products:

·                          Fluorescent lamps of a power not exceeding 200 W:

o     Non-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps (CFLni);

o     Self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps (CFLi);

o     Tubular fluorescent lamps.

The notified Technical Regulation does not apply to:

·                          Insect control lamps;

·                          Lamps for medical applications;

·                          Lamps for research applications;

·                          Lamps that are sources of ultraviolet or infrared radiation; 

.                          Lamps for use in motor vehicles.