The Department of Trade and Industry- Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) will set a Public Consultation on the Draft Department Administrative Order (DAO) – Mandatory Philippine National Standards (PNS) for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances on 20 October 2016 at the Audio-Visual Room, DTI International Bldg., 375 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City.

The public consultation aims to gather comments on the proposed standards for household appliances for implementation by the BPS in compliance with the transparency obligation under the World Trade Organization – Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO-TBT) and in keeping with Good Regulatory Practice.

Manufacturers, importers, industry associations and federations of products under the BPS mandatory certification scheme; laboratories and test institutions; consumer organizations; academe; civil society; and relevant government agencies are invited to attend.

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