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    14 December 2009



     Original: Spanish Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6.

Member to Agreement notifying: EL SALVADOR 1.

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

    Agency responsible: Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, CONACYT 2.

    (National Science and Technology Council)

    Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers and e-mail and website

    addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:

    Ministerio de Economía (Ministry of the Economy)

    Dirección de Administración de Tratados Comerciales

    (Directorate of Trade Treaty Administration)

    Alameda Juan Pablo II y Calle Guadalupe

    Plan Maestro, San Salvador

    El Salvador

    Tel.: (503) 2231 5788

    Fax: (503) 2231 5789

    Notified under Article 2.9.2 [ ], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [X], 5.7.1 [ ], other: 3.

    4. Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading.

    ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Energy efficiency and safety of integrated compact fluorescent lamps (ICS code 29.140.30)

    5. Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document:

    NSO-PEC 29.47.01:09 "Evaluación de la Conformidad. Procedimiento de Evaluación de la Conformidad de la Norma Salvadoreña Obligatoria NSO 29.47.01:09 Eficiencia

    Energética y Seguridad de Lámparas Fluorescentes Compactas Integradas, Requisitos de

    Desempeño Energético y Etiquetado" (Salvadoran Mandatory Standard - Conformity

    Assessment Procedure (NSO-PEC) No. 29.47.01:09: "Conformity Assessment. Conformity Assessment Procedure in Respect of Salvadoran Mandatory Standard No. 29.47.01:09: Energy Efficiency and Safety of Integrated Compact Fluorescent Lamps.

    Energy Performance and Labelling Requirements") (22 pages, in Spanish)

    Description of content: The notified Standard covers the following: purpose; scope; 6.

    definitions; symbols and abbreviations; procedure; conformity assessment by CONACYT; conformity assessment by customs; conformity assessment by the Defensoría del Consumidor (consumer protection agency); annexes.

    . /.


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    7. Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable:

    Environmental protection and electrical energy saving.

    8. Relevant documents:

    - Salvadoran Mandatory Standard (NSO) 29.47.01:09 "Energy efficiency and safety

    of integrated compact fluorescent lamps. Energy performance and labelling


    - Ley del Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) (National Science

    and Technology Council (CONACYT) Law);

    - Ley de Protección al Consumidor (Consumer Protection Law);

    - Ley Orgánica de la Dirección General de Aduanas (Law on the Organization of

    the Directorate-General of Customs);

    - ISO/IEC 17000 "Conformity assessment. Vocabulary and general principles"; - ISO/IEC 17050-1 "Conformity assessment Supplier's declaration of

    conformity - Part 1: General requirements";

    - ISO/IEC 17050-2 "Conformity assessment Supplier's declaration of

    conformity - Part 2: Supporting documentation".

    Upon publication in the Official Journal 9. Proposed date of adoption:

     Six months after publication in the Official Proposed date of entry into force:


    Final date for comments: 60 days after the date of notification 10.

    Texts available from: National enquiry point [X], or address, telephone and fax 11.

    numbers and e-mail and website addresses, if available, of other body:

    Ministerio de Economía

    Dirección de Administración de Tratados Comerciales

    Alameda Juan Pablo II y Calle Guadalupe

    Plan Maestro, San Salvador

    El Salvador

    Tel.: (503) 2231 5788

    Fax: (503) 2231 5789


Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)

    Colonia Médica

    Avenida Dr Emilio Álvarez, Pasaje Dr Guillermo Rodríguez Pacas No. 51

    San Salvador

    El Salvador

    Tel.: (503) 2234 8400 / 2234 8430

    Fax: (503) 2225 6255


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