COMMERCE BUSINESS DAILY ISSUE OF SEPTEMBER 17,1996 PSA#1681
NETHERLANDS: AEROSOLS, SOFT DRINK BOTTLES The following notification is
being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6. G/TBT/Notif. 96.318.
1. Member to Agreement notifying: NETHERLANDS. If applicable, name of
local government involved (Articles 3.2 and 7.2). 2. Agency
responsible: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports. Agency or
authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification can
be indicated if different from above: National Enquiry Point. 3.
Notified under Article 2.9.2. 4. Products covered (HS or CCCN where
applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be
provided in addition, where applicable): Aerosols, soft drink bottles.
5. Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document:
Commodity Act on Pressurized Packaging. 6. Description of content: The
draft Act stipulates safety requirements in respect of aerosols and
soft drink bottles in order to reduce the possible risks involved in
using these packaging types under pressure. 7. Objective and rationale:
The Act has been drawn up to implement European regulations and to
bring about horizontal implementing orders i.e. order relating to an
aspect common to various product groups rather than focusing on
regulations relating to one specific product group (vertical approach).
8. Relevant documents: Commodity Act. 9. Proposed date of adoption -
Proposed date of entry into force: 16 October 1996. 10. Final date for
comments: 10 October 1996. (257)
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