Ecuador Updates Technical Regulations on Domestic Refrigeration Appliances

March 26, 2019


On January 24, 2019, the Ecuadorian Standardisation Service (INEN) through the Ecuadorian Ministry of Industry and Productivity issued the following Resolutions:


  • Resolution № 19039 to withdraw the First Revision of the Technical Regulation RTE INEN 009 on Domestic Refrigeration Apliances (approved by the Resolution № 18084 of 2018)

  • Resolution № 19040 to withdraw the First Revision of the Regulation RTE INEN 035 on Energy Efficiency Labeling for Domestic Refrigeration Equipment (approved by the Resolution № 18065 of 2018)


The withdrawals are effective immediately. Now household refrigeration appliances are subject to the requirements of initial versions of the following Technical Regulations:


  • RTE INEN 009 approved by the Resolution № 05879 of 2005

  • RTE INEN 035 on Energy Efficiency Labeling approved by the Resolution № 118 of 2008


Links to the official documents:


Resolution № 19040 of 24.01.2019

Resolution № 19039 of 24.01.2019



The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.


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