CATALOGUE RECORD
Collection G Access level Public
Symbol G/TBT/N/CRI/170 Status Complete
Date 26/09/2017 Derestricted on
Doc # 17-5085
 
English title Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Costa Rica - Food additives - Konjac flour INS 425
French title Comité des obstacles techniques au commerce - Notification - Costa Rica - Additifs alimentaires - Farine de konjac E425
Spanish title Comité de Obstáculos Técnicos al Comercio - Notificación - Costa Rica - Aditivos alimentarios - Konjac flor INS 425
Contents Objective: Protection of human life and health. Description of content: The notified text prohibits the importation, distribution and marketing of mini jellies which contain the food additive known as konjac flour INS No. 425 (Konjac mannan, konjac, konnyaku), and which have a diameter at the equatorial section not exceeding 4.5 cm for spherical or almost spherical products, and not exceeding 3.2 cm for non-spherical products.
Topics technical barriers ; technical regulations ; food standards ; public health
Country / territory mainly concerned Costa Rica
Other countries / territories mentioned
Bodies Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - 1994
Articles TBT 1994 02.09.02
Organizations
Products food additives
References
Pages English 2
Pages French 2
Pages Spanish 2
Document type Notification
NOTIFICATION DATA
Country/territory notifying (01) Costa Rica
Country/territory affected (01)
REQUIREMENT(S)
Name (01) Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade Art. 2.9
Short name (01) TBT Art. 2.9
Topics (01) Technical barriers to trade
Measure type (01) Technical regulations (TBT 2.9)
Periodicity (01) Ad hoc
Members req. to Notify (01) WTO Members
TRADE COVERAGE
HS
Services
ICS 67.040 ; 67.180
Environment
ATTACHMENTS
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