Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2018.10.04
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Comunidad Andina (Andean Community)
Regions Affected
Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo del Perú (Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru)
Notified Document Details
Proyecto Reglamento Técnico Andino sobre Etiquetado de Calzado, Productos de Marroquinería, Artículos de Viaje y Similares (Draft Andean Technical Regulation on the labelling of footwear, leather goods, travel goods and similar items) (12 pages, in Spanish)
Product
ICS Code
Covered Products
Code Product description Comments 4202.11.10 Trunks, suit-cases and vanity-cases, and similar containers Other than similar containers 4202.11.90 Other 4202.12.10 Trunks, suit-cases and vanity-cases, and similar containers Other than similar containers 4202.12.90 Other 4202.19.00 Other Other than similar containers 4202.21.00 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather 4202.22.00 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials 4202.29.00 Other 4202.91.10 Travelling-bags and rucksacks 4202.92.00 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials Travelling-bags and rucksacks only 4202.99.10 Travelling-bags and rucksacks 6401.10.00 Footwear incorporating a protective metal toe-cap 6401.92.00 Covering the ankle but not covering the knee 6401.99.00 Other 6402.12.00 Ski-boots, cross-country ski footwear and snowboard boots 6402.19.00 Other 6402.20.00 Footwear with upper straps or thongs assembled to the sole by means of plugs 6402.91.00 Covering the ankle 6402.99.10 Incorporating a protective metal toe-cap 6402.99.90 Other 6403.12.00 Ski-boots, cross-country ski footwear and snowboard boots 6403.19.00 Other 6403.20.00 Footwear with outer soles of leather, and uppers which consist of leather straps across the instep and around the big toe 6403.40.00 Other footwear incorporating a protective metal toe-cap 6403.51.00 Covering the ankle 6403.59.00 Other 6403.91.10 Footwear made on a base or platform of wood, not having an inner sole or a protective metal toe-cap 6403.91.90 Other 6403.99.10 Footwear made on a base or platform of wood, not having an inner sole or a protective metal toe-cap 6403.99.90 Other 6404.11.10 Sports footwear 6404.11.20 Tennis shoes, basketball shoes, gym shoes, training shoes and the like 6404.19.00 Other 6404.20.00 Footwear with outer soles of leather or composition leather 6405.10.00 With the uppers of leather or composition leather 6405.20.00 With the uppers of textile materials 6405.90.00 Other
Description of Content

The notified Andean Technical Regulation establishes the minimum information requirements for labels attached to footwear, leather goods, travel goods and other similar manufactured and/or imported items marketed in the Andean subregion. It also sets forth requirements concerning the presentation of such information, with a view to preventing practices likely to mislead consumers as to the characteristics of the products concerned.

Objectives & Rationale
Prevention of practices likely to mislead consumers.
Relevant Documents

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Final Date of Comments
2018.12.02
Contact Details
http://www.comunidadandina.org/SIRT, http://www.mincetur.gob.pe/reglamentostecnicos Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo - MINCETUR (Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism) Calle Uno Oeste Nº 50 - Urb. Corpac - Lima 27 - Peru Tel.: (+51-1) 513-6100, Ext. 1239 and 1223 Email: otc@mincetur.gob.pe https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2018/TBT/PER/18_5189_00_s.pdf
Document Online Link (EN)
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