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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

New WTO Notification: G/SPS/N/TPKM/285

Category: Contaminants (pesticides, metals etc)
Notification Date: 04/23/2013
Final Comment Date: 06/22/2013
Documents Link: http://bit.ly/16loY2C

Title of the notified document: Draft Amendment to the Hygiene Standards for Alcohol Products Language(s): Chinese and English Number of pages: 2 (1 page in Chinese and 1 page in English) http://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2013/sps/CHT/13_1618_00_x.pdf Description of content: The draft amendment is to protect consumers' safety by stipulating that alcohol products shall not have toxic substances or any other matter harmful to human health. Translation: Get translation here

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