product standards

product standards

minimum national standards of product design and construction that are legally enforced in order to protect the health and safety of consumers. Complex nationally established product standards that have to be met by IMPORTS can serve as a form of PROTECTIONISM.
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The Department of Trade and Industry Region IV-A has intensified the conduct of market monitoring of product standards to ensure consumer protection from defective, injurious, and unsafe products.
As the verification testing of the required samples showed compliance with the standard, there is no longer any basis for the recall or withdrawal of the Import Commodity Clearance (ICC), hence its reinstatement is in order,' DTI regional director for Region III Judith Angeles and lawyer Marimel Porciuncula, officer-in-charge of the Bureau of Product Standards, said in the letter to the firm.
Proposals for other nursery product standards will be introduced over the next year for items such as high chairs, booster seats and crib mattresses.
More than half the states now have signed the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact, bringing to fruition a four-year project by state regulators to establish a national clearinghouse for life insurance product standards.
Joe Mohorovic, a senior policy advisor to CPSC Chairman Hal Stratton, recently returned from an extensive round of meetings with European consumer product standards officials.
Vital technical details, such as plywood veneer quality specifications, span dimensions, and load-bearing-capacity requirements, are contained in the Spanish language versions of the two product standards (PS 1-95 and PS 2-92.
This means product standards frequently are set before the technology hits the market.
ISO 9000 is important for cross-border product standards in 18 countries, pre-empting all previous standards, he said.
exporters to participate in developing unified international product standards, they could be equally beneficial to all concerned.
Additional technical barriers exist in the areas of technical product standards and specifications, government purchasing, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financial services and company law.
For more information about natural and organics, and Wild Oats product standards, visit www.
These products were found to have failed to meet the quality standards set by the Bureau of Product Standards, Fernando said.

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