Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Brazil - Refrigerators and freezers

NOTIFICATION

The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6

 

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Notifying Member: BRAZIL

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

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Agency responsible:

Ministry of Mines and Energy - MME

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:

National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO)

Telephone: +(55) 21 2145.3817

Email: barreirastecnicas@inmetro.gov.br

Web-site: www.inmetro.gov.br/barreirastecnicas

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Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:

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Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES (HS code(s): 85); Refrigerating technology (ICS code(s): 27.200)

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Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Resolution No. 2, 23 November 2023; (2 page(s), in Portuguese)

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Description of content: Approval of the Target Program for Refrigerators and Freezers in the Annex to this Resolution.

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Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Protection of human health or safety

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Relevant documents:

Inmetro Ordinance No. 332, 2 August 2021 (_https://sistema-sil.inmetro.gov.br/rtac/RTAC002813.pdf)

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Proposed date of adoption: 15 December 2023

Proposed date of entry into force: 15 December 2025

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Final date for comments: Not Applicable

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Texts available from: National enquiry point [ ] or address, telephone and fax numbers and email and website addresses, if available, of other body:

https://www.in.gov.br/web/dou/-/resolucao-n-2-de-23-de-novembro-de-2023-529241643