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Andean Community Delays Enforcement of New Labeling Regulations for Footwear and Leather Goods
Andean Community announces a delay in the enforcement of Andean Technical Regulation No. 2107 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally passed in November 2019, it was planned that the technical regulation would be enforced twelve months after it was published in the Official Gazette of the Cartagena Agreement. The COVID-19 pandemic has, however, made it necessary to amend this date and, following Andean Community Decision 827, the new enforcement date is now November 15, 2021.
Andean Technical Regulation No. 2107 covers the requirements concerning the presentation of labelling information for:
It also covers safety conditions and has the objective of prevent misleading practices.
Labels must contain, as a minimum, the following information:
This information may be presented on one or more label, which must be indelible, legible, visible and easily accessible to the consumer. The information must be presented in Spanish, although additional languages, expressions, abbreviations, symbols or pictograms may be used.
For more information on Resolution No.2107, view our original Safeguard 021/20 (https://www.sgs.com/
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