EC Equateur
  • 39 - Matières plastiques et ouvrages en ces matières

392410: Other; Carboys, bottles, flasks and similar articles (HS 392330); Stoppers, lids, caps and other closures (HS 392350); Other (HS 392390); Other (HS 392490)

Proyecto de Primera Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 100 (1R) "Materiales y artículos plásticos destinados a estar en contacto con los alimentos" (Draft first revision (1R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 100 "Plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food") (12 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by plastic materials and articles that are to come into contact with food, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with a view to protecting human health and preventing deceptive practices.

It applies to the following products:

·         Plastic materials and articles that are to come into contact with food

It does not apply to:

·         Articles made of silicone

·         Articles made of rubber

·         Flexible plastic containers for the commercial sterilization of food

·         Plastic feeding bottles 

.         Drinking straws, teats, sippy cup spouts, training spoons, and cups for liquid food.