Government of India

Ministry of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi – 110 011.

Policy Circular No. 85 (RE-2008)/2004-2009

Dated: 30.04.2009


All Licensing Authorities;

All Commissioners of Customs;

Sub: Recognition of certification/inspection reports/test reports issued by Indian bodies by Ecuador

1. Ecuador Accreditation Body, OAE have informed that they would recognize accreditation by members of International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) for the purpose of import regulations in Ecuador. National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) and National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL) are members from India in IAF and ILAC respectively.

2. Accordingly, the certifications/inspection reports/test reports from Indian bodies duly accredited by NABCB under the Quality Council of India and the NABL under the Department of Science and Technology, relating to compliance to standards applicable in Ecuador shall be accepted by the authorities in that country.

3. Exporters of goods, indicated in Annexure to this Policy Circular, to Eucador, are advised to contact NABCB or NABL in the matter for further details.

4. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.


(O. P. Hisaria)

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from File No. 01/93/180/103/AM09/PC-2(B))



1. Hydraulic Cement (Portland Cement and others)

2. Petroleum oils or mineral oils (including gasoline, fuel oil, lubricant oils, etc.)

3. Matches

4. Chemical powder used for the fire extinguisher

5. Portable fire extinguisher

6. Brake fluid

7. PVC tubes and accessories

8. Pneumatic tyres

9. Latex condoms

10. Garments and accessories, including furriery (also including labeling and ticketing of them)

11. Asbestos plates and tubes

12. Crockery, Tiles (ceramic products)

13. Security and safety glasses

14. Iron and steel rods

15. Iron tubes

16. Metallic culverts

17. Iron Cylinders and tanks for LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas)

18. Valves for LPG tanks

19. Rivets for Brake shoes

20. Brake shoes

21. Domestic devices for cooking (like stoves, ovens, etc.)

22. Aluminum Wires for electrical use

23. Refrigerating devices for domestic use (like refrigerators, freezers, etc.)

24. Gas water heaters

25. Electrical water heaters

26. Transformers (electrical)

27. Carbon-Zinc Batteries

28. Spark plugs

29. Light bulbs

30. Vehicles (VIN, WMI content, related to ISO 3779, ISO 3780, ISO 4030, ISO 3833, ISO 612)

31. Vehicle gas emission

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