Regulatory Updates


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ECUADOR: Draft Technical Regulation of the Ecuadorian Standardization Institute (PRTE INEN) No. 155: “Headphones and earphones”

Products covered: Headphones and earphones (HS 8518.30)   The notified Technical Regulation establishes the product, safety and labeling requirements to be met by headphones and earphones, with a view to protecting human health and preventing practices likely […]

January 17, 2014
PHILIPINES: Modular Approvals No Longer Accepted

NTC informed that modular certification is no longer a valid option for system level products starting in January 2014. The certifications are necessary by model and brand.    

January 15, 2014
GCC COUNTRIES: Proposal for a Gulf technical regulation for low voltage electrical equipment (between 50 and 1000 volts for alternating current and between 75 and 1500 volts for dc (41 pages, in Arabic).

The proposed technical regulation is concerned with the essential safety requirements of low voltage electrical equipment, electromagnetic compatibility requirements, obligations of “economic operators” and “conformity assessment procedures in order to promote and sell electrical products […]

January 15, 2014