• May 13, 2019
  • WTO

Ecuador | Technical Regulation on "Plastic materials and articles intended to be in contact with food"

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Title of document

First Review Project of the Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN 100 (1R) "Plastic materials and articles intended to be in contact with food" (12 page (s), in Spanish)


This Ecuadorian technical regulation establishes the requirements that must be met by plastic materials and articles destined to be in contact with food, prior to the commercialization of national and imported products, with the purpose of protecting the health of people; as well as preventing practices that may be misleading. Applies to the following products: Plastic materials and articles intended to be in contact with food. This technical regulation does not apply to: Silicone articles. Rubber articles Flexible plastic containers for commercial sterilization of food. Plastic baby bottles Straws (sorbets) feeding nozzles, learning nozzles, learning spoons and cups for liquid feeding.

Notifying member: Ecuador


Objective tag
Consumer information, labelling; Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Protection of human health or safety


Agency responsible
Servicio Ecuatoriano de Normalización INEN Calle Baquerizo Moreno E8-29 y Diego de Almagro Teléfono: (+593-2) 3825960 al 90 Página WEB: www.normalizacion.gob.ec


  • Submission: 10/05/2019
  • Reception: 10/05/2019
  • Distribution: 13/05/2019
  • Final date for comments: 12/07/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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