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September 2012

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 Third countries' notifications

G/TBT/N/ARE/97 : UAE GCC draft Technical regulation for Requirements of handling Energy drinks (4 pages in Arabic).
Bahrain sent a reply to the EU comments on 2 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/ARG/166 : Latex paints – Lead Content Limit, (3 pages, in Spanish)
The EU sent a reaction to the Argentinian reply on 26 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/BHR/275 : Requirements of handling Energy drinks (5 pages, in Arabic).
Bahrain sent a reply to the EU comments on 2 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/BRA/486 : Ministerial Act: (Norma Operacional DEPROS) Nº 1, 28 December 2011 (5 pages in Portuguese).
Brazil sent a reply to the EU comments on 18 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/CHN/140 : Administration on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products (8 pages, in Chinese)
China sent a reply to the EU comments on 3 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/CHN/919 : Notice on regulating the Labels of Imported Medical Devices (1 page, in Chinese).
China sent a reply to the EU comments on 28 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/CHN/925 : Administrative Measures on Inspection and Supervision of Imported Cotton (9 pages, in Chinese).
Comments were sent by the EU on 19 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/IDN/60 : Regulation of The Head of NADFC RI No HK.03.1.5.12.11.09956 year 2011 concerning Registration Procedure for Processed Food (34 pages, in Bahasa Indonesia).
Comments were sent by the EU on 4 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/IDN/64 : Draft Decree of Ministry of Industry on Mandatory Implementation of Indonesia National Standard and Technical Specification for Toys (12 pages, in Bahasa Indonesia).
Comments were sent by the EU on 17 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/ISR/609 : Restriction on advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages, (warning) regulations, 5772-2012 (2 pages, in Hebrew).
Comments were sent by the European Union on 17 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/JPN/375 : Revision to Notification of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for the Act on the Rational Use of Energy (2 pages, in English).
Japan sent a reply to the EU comments on 28 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/KOR/380 : The regulation on the specification of cosmetic ingredients (118 pages, in Korean).
Comments were sent by the EU on 27 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/SAU/376 : Protective clothing for fire-fighters -- Laboratory test methods and performance requirements for protective clothing with a reflective outer surface (12 pages, in English)
Comments were sent by the EU on 6 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/USA/727 : Safer Consumer Product Alternatives (31 pages in English).
Comments were sent by the EU on 11 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/VNM/19 : Draft Decree of alcohol production and trading (21 pages, in Vietnamese).
Comments were sent by the EU on 28 September 2012.


 EU notifications

G/TBT/N/EU/63 : Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use, and repealing Directive 2001/20/EC (COM(2012) 369) (107 pages, in English, French and Spanish).
New EU notification issued on 12 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/EU/64 : Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) (10 pages, in English).
New EU notification issued on 18 September 2012.


G/TBT/N/EU/65 : Draft Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks (5 pages, in English).
New EU notification issued on 27 September 2012.

 

 Notifications arrived during this period

EU Member States - 2 | European Union - 3 | Third Countries - 85
Bahrain
G/TBT/N/BHR/285 General requirements for pre-packaged foods for special dietary use (6 pages in Arabic, 6 pages in English).

Brazil
G/TBT/N/BRA/502 Ministerial Act: No. 322, 21 July 2012 (2 pages, in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/503 Ministerial Act (Draft Resolution) Nº 433, 20 August 2012 (Portaria Inmetro No. 433, de 20 de Agosto de 2012) (5 pages in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/504 Ministerial Act (Draft Resolution) Nº 440, 27th August 2012 (12 pages in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/505 Ministerial Act: No. 448, 30 August 2012 (29 pages in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/506 Ministerial Act N° 449, 30 August 2012 (7 pages in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/507 Draft Resolution No. 50, 31 August 2012 - Establishes the technical requirements for registration of personal care products, cosmetics and perfumes for children at Anvisa (16 pages, in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/508 Draft Ministerial Act No. 21, 27 August 2012 (Instrução Normativa 21, de 27 de agosto de 2012).
G/TBT/N/BRA/509 Draft Ministerial Act: Nº 24, 30 August 2012 (Instrução Normativa 24, de 30 de agosto de 2012).
G/TBT/N/BRA/510 Draft Resolution No. 51, 31 August 2012 - Food packaging (31 pages, in Portuguese).
G/TBT/N/BRA/511 Draft Resolution No. 52, 31 August 2012 - cooking and hot filtration papers (7 pages, in Portuguese).

China
G/TBT/N/CHN/927 Administrative Measures on Manufacturing Site Inspection of Overseas Pharmaceutical Companies (5 pages, in Chinese).

Chinese Taipei
G/TBT/N/TPKM/128 Draft of the minimum energy efficiency requirements for Electric pots (1 page in Chinese, English translation available).

Colombia
G/TBT/N/COL/182 Draft Decree governing the National Information and Tracking System (SUNIR) established in Article 227.4 of Law No. 1450 of 2011 and issuing other provisions (17 pages, in Spanish)

Denmark
G/TBT/N/DNK/91 Departmental order concerning high-bay warehouses (34 pages in Danish).

European Union
G/TBT/N/EU/63 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use, and repealing Directive 2001/20/EC (COM(2012) 369) (107 pages, in English, French and Spanish).
G/TBT/N/EU/64 Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) (10 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/EU/65 Draft Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks (5 pages, in English).

Georgia
G/TBT/N/GEO/69 "Georgian law Code of Product Safety and Free Movement of Goods".

Israel
G/TBT/N/ISR/625 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety: Particular requirements for vacuum cleaner and water-suction cleaning appliances (8 pages in Hebrew, and 31 pages in English and French).
G/TBT/N/ISR/626 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety: Particular requirements for stationary cooking ranges, hobs, ovens and similar appliances (12 pages in Hebrew, and 64 pages in English).
G/TBT/N/ISR/627 Aluminium profiles for architectural applications: Extruded precision profiles in alloys 6060 and 6063 - General requirements (4 pages in Hebrew).
G/TBT/N/ISR/628 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety: Particular requirements for microwave ovens, including combination microwave ovens (9 pages in Hebrew, and 61 pages in English and French).
G/TBT/N/ISR/629 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety: Particular requirements for room heaters (10 pages in Hebrew, and 30 pages in English).

Japan
G/TBT/N/JPN/406 Designation of "Shitei yakubutsu" (designated substances), based on the provision of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law. (1960, Law No.145) (2 pages, available in English).

Jordan
G/TBT/N/JOR/31 Technical regulation on general product safety (8 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/32 Technical Regulation on products containing the biocide Dimethylfumarates (2 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/33 Technical Regulation on packaging (10 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/34 Technical Regulation on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (111 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/35 Technical Regulation on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers (2 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/36 Safety of Toys, (40 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/37 Safety of Toys (40 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/38 Technical Regulation on batteries and accumulators (4 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/39 Materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (7 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/40 Draft Technical Regulation on Eco-design requirements for "air conditioners and comfort fans", (21 pages, in English)
G/TBT/N/JOR/41 Electromagnetic compatibility (12 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/42 Eco-design requirements for "household dishwashers" (10 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/43 Eco-design requirements for "fluorescent lamps without integrated ballast, for high intensity discharge lamps, and for ballasts and luminaires able to operate such lamps" (37 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/44 Eco-design requirements for non-directional household lamps (16 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/45 Use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (11 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/46 Safety of Appliances Burning Gaseous Fuels (18 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/JOR/47 Electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits (8 pages, in English).

Kenya
G/TBT/N/KEN/331 KS 2410: 2012: Kenya Standard Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipes for Potable Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems - Specification.
G/TBT/N/KEN/332 KS 809-2 2012 Kenya Standard Specification for toilet cleansers Part 2 Acidic liquid toilet cleansers (Third Revision, 2012).
G/TBT/N/KEN/333 KS 809-3 2012 Kenya Standard Specification for toilet cleansers Part 3 Alkaline and neutral liquid toilet cleansers.
G/TBT/N/KEN/334 KS 2417: 2012 Storage tank facilities for hazardous chemicals Part 1: Above-ground storage tank facilities for non-flammable chemicals (17 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/KEN/335 KS 2429: 2012 Minimum ground ambulance requirements (67 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/KEN/336 KS 2408: 2012 Soap Starch - Specification (7 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/KEN/337 KS 2407: 2012 Swimming pools water - Quality tolerances (9 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/KEN/338 KS 2415: 2012 Liquid Hand Wash - Specification. Test and Assessment Method for Antimicrobial Efficiency of Body Wash and Hand Wash (9 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/KEN/339 KS 2421:2012 Packaging - Flexible carrier bags for the transport of various retail goods - General characteristics and test methods for the determination of volume and carrying capacity.

Korea, Republic of
G/TBT/N/KOR/389 Proposed enactment of Regulation on the Approval of Veterinary Medical Devices (34 pages, available in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/390 Proposed enactment of Regulations on the Review of Technical Documents for Veterinary Medical Devices (18 pages, in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/391 Proposed Amendments of Ban on Sale and Use of Disposer (6 pages, in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/392 Proposed Amendment to the Enforcement Decree and the Enforcement Rule of Agricultural Mechanization Promotion Act (59 pages, in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/393 Proposed enactment of the rating classification of electromagnetic waves for mobile phones and radio stations (8 pages, in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/394 Proposed draft amendment of the National Health Promotion Act (50 pages, in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/395 Proposed amendments of the Enforcement Decree of the Tobacco Business Act (10 pages, in Korean)
G/TBT/N/KOR/396 Proposed revisions to Classification and Designation of Veterinary Medical Devices (99 pages, available in Korean).
G/TBT/N/KOR/397 Proposed comprehensive revision of The Korean Herbal Pharmacopoeia (1,319 pages, in Korean).

Kyrgyz Republic
G/TBT/N/KGZ/28 Safety of packages (consumer packaging of food) (38 pages, in Russian).
G/TBT/N/KGZ/29 Safety of oil and fats of vegetable origin (43 pages, in Russian).
G/TBT/N/KGZ/30 On the safety of eggs and products based on them (22 pages, in Russian).
G/TBT/N/KGZ/31 Safety requirements for products manufactured by enterprises of public catering (15 pages, in Russian).
G/TBT/N/KGZ/32 Safety of raw materials of animal origin (17 pages, in Russian).
G/TBT/N/KGZ/33 Safety of products of light industry (34 pages, in Russian).

New Zealand
G/TBT/N/NZL/64 Draft Standard AS/NZS 60076.99:20XX Power Transformers: Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) requirements for distribution and generation transformers (29 pages, in English). The public comment draft of this Standard will be available for viewing on the Standards New Zealand website once it is released. A copy may also be requested from the national enquiry point. The closing dates for comments stated in the draft Standard is for domestic comment only, and can be ignored for the purposes of this notification.

Peru
G/TBT/N/PER/42 Draft Regulation to Law No. 29632 - Law to eradicate the preparation and marketing of alcoholic beverages that are informal, adulterated or unfit for human consumption (20 pages, in Spanish)

Saudi Arabia
G/TBT/N/SAU/453 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / The Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Draft Technical Regulation Requirements of bakery products improvers (3 pages, in English and 5 pages in Arabic).
G/TBT/N/SAU/454 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / The Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Draft Technical Regulation for Harees and Jareesh (6 pages in English, 7 pages in Arabic).
G/TBT/N/SAU/455 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / The Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Draft Technical Regulation Butter (4 pages in English, 7 pages in Arabic).
G/TBT/N/SAU/456 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Draft Technical Regulation Evaporated milk (7 pages in English, 9 pages in Arabic).
G/TBT/N/SAU/457 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / The Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Draft Technical Regulation for Packed Mashed Garlic (5 pages in English, 7 pages in Arabic).

Singapore
G/TBT/N/SGP/14 (i) The Environmental Protection and Management (Off-Road Diesel Engine Emissions) Regulations 2012 (5 pages, in English). The above regulations will be added to implement mandatory emission standards for off-road diesel engines imported for use into Singapore from 1 July 2012. (5 pages, in English)

Sweden
G/TBT/N/SWE/120 The Swedish Transport Agency's Regulations and General Advice on Machinery Installations, Electrical Installations and Periodically Unattended Machinery Spaces (117 pages in Swedish).

Switzerland
G/TBT/N/CHE/161 Decree of the Federal Office for Communications on Telecommunications Installations (OOIT) (4 pages in French, German and Italian).

Thailand
G/TBT/N/THA/406 Draft Ministry of Public Health Notification entitled "Methods, Equipment's and Storages for Manufacturing of Low Acid Food in a Sealed Container and Acidified Food in a Sealed Container" (60 pages, in Thai).

Turkey
G/TBT/N/TUR/14 Draft By-Law on Construction Products (31 pages, available in English).

Uganda
G/TBT/N/UGA/286 FDUS EAS 177, Automotive diesel - Specification, (19 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/UGA/287 FDUS 946, Specification for biodiesel fuel as used for blending with automotive gas oil, (34 pages, in English).

United Arab Emirates
G/TBT/N/ARE/117 Emirates draft of technical regulation of Diesel (Gas Oil) (6 pages in English).
G/TBT/N/ARE/118 UAE Draft Detergents Control Regulation (20 pages, in Arabic).

United States
G/TBT/N/USA/745 Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Low Emission Vehicle Program (5 pages, English).
G/TBT/N/USA/746 United States Standards for Grades of Grapefruit Juice (2 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/USA/747 Hazardous Materials: Revision to Fireworks Regulations (RRR) (15 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/USA/748 Safety Standard for Magnet Sets (21 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/USA/749 Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): Revisions to Manifesting Regulations (2 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/USA/750 Low Emission Vehicle Program (47 pages, in English).
G/TBT/N/USA/751 Regulations Under the Fur Products Labeling Act (13 pages, in English).

Vietnam
G/TBT/N/VNM/21 Draft of National Technical Regulation for Cinemas (25 pages, in Vietnamese).