EC Ecuador
  • 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

Other filament lamps, excluding ultra-violet or infra-red lamps (HS 85392)

Proyecto de Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 272 "Focos Incandescentes" (Draft Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 272, "Incandescent lamps") (11 pages, in Spanish)

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

It applies to the following products:

Tungsten filament incandescent lamps, with screw-type bases, for general lighting with a nominal power between 4 W and 1500 W and a nominal voltage of up to 250 V.

It does not apply to:

·         Lamps for use in motor vehicles; 

·        Tungsten halogen and filament lamps covered by Ecuadorian Technical Regulation RTE INEN 069.