• May 10, 2019
  • WTO

Egypt | Standard ES 1661-1 Toothbrushes. general requirements and test methods"

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Title of document
Ministerial Decree No. 102/2019 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 1661-1 " dentistry- manual toothbrushes- general requirements and test methods" (23 pages, in English). (2 page(s), in Arabic; 23 page(s), in English)

The Ministerial Decree No.102/2019 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 1661-1 which specifies the requirements and test methods for the physical properties of manual toothbrushes in order to promote the safety of these products for their intended use. Worth mentioning is that this standard adopts the technical content of ISO 20126:2012/Amd.1:2018

Notifying member: Egypt


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

Consumer protection and safety

Agency responsible
Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality 16 Tadreeb El-Modarrebeen St., Ameriya, Cairo – Egypt E-mail: [email protected]/[email protected] Website: http://www.eos.org.eg Tel.: + (202) 22845528 Fax: + (202) 22845504


  • Submission: 07/05/2019
  • Reception: 07/05/2019
  • Distribution: 10/05/2019
  • Final date for comments: 09/07/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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