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ECUADOR: Draft Technical Regulation of the Ecuadorian Standardization Institute (PRTE INEN) No. 167: “Low-voltage power supplies”
February 11, 2014

Products covered: Low-voltage power supplies (HS 8504.40.90)

The notified Technical Regulation applies to domestically produced or imported low-voltage power supplies which convert alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC) or vice versa and which are marketed in Ecuador.

It applies to all DC and AC power supplies with a voltage rating of up to 600V. With regard to output characteristics, this Technical Regulation applies only to power supplies with a DC voltage of less than 200V and an output power limited to 2.5 kW. This power limit may be increased to 30 kW, provided that the appropriate test methods are employed.

Proposed date of adoption: 5/6/2014

Proposed date of entry into force: 11/6/2014



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