Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Medica, ANMAT (National Drug, Food and Medical Technology Administration)
Notified Document Details
Productos de uso doméstico (domisanitario) a base de bacterias (Bacteria-based household cleaning products) (2 pages, in Spanish)
ICS Code
Covered Products
Household cleaning products
Description of Content

MERCOSUR Common Market Group Resolution GMC 63/14 establishes the MERCOSUR Technical Regulations for "bacteria-based household cleaning products". For registration purposes they shall be called "microorganism-based products" when their intended use is the treatment of septic systems as a whole or parts thereof. Only microorganisms that meet the criteria for Risk Group 1 of the WHO Classification of Infectious Microorganisms by Risk Group will be permitted for the formulation of microorganism-based products.

Objectives & Rationale
Health protection
Relevant Documents

· Resolución MERCOSUR GMC N° 63/14 (MERCOSUR Resolution GMC 63/14) https://gestorweb.mercosur.int/files/5a6a3214c934490a2c87d3f0

Proposed Date of Adoption
Contact Details
Dirección Nacional de Comercio Interior (National Directorate of Domestic Trade) Avda. Julio A. Roca 651, Piso 4°, Sector 2 (C1067ABB) Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires Tel.: (+54) 11 4349 4067 Fax: (+54) 11 4349 4072 Email: focalotc@mecon.gov.ar Text available at: http://www.puntofocal.gov.ar/formularios/notific_arg.php https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2018/TBT/ARG/18_0588_00_s.pdf
Document Online Link (EN)
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