Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notificación - Uganda - Hot dip galvanized plain and corrugated steel sheets


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: Uganda

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible: Uganda National Bureau of Standards

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [  ], 5.6.2 [X], 5.7.1 [  ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Plain steel sheets; Corrugated sheets (HS 681110). Iron and steel products (ICS 77.140).


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: DUS DEAS 11: 2018, Hot dip galvanized plain and corrugated steel sheets – Specification, 2nd edition (15 page(s), in English)  


Description of content: This Draft Uganda Standard specifies requirements, sampling and test methods for galvanized plain and corrugated steel sheets for roofing, cladding, fencing, fabrication and general use.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Consumer information, labelling; Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Quality requirements; Harmonization; Reducing trade barriers and facilitating trade


Relevant documents:

·       G/TBT/N/UGA/378

·       EAS 196, High strength low – alloy carbon steel for hot rolled and cold rolled sheet - specification


Proposed date of adoption: December 2018

Proposed date of entry into force: Upon declaration as mandatory by the Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


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