The Turkish Ministry of the Economy published a revised version of the Communiqué on Conformity Assessment Standards for Importing It replaces the Communiqué 2018/1. The document appeared in the Official Gazette No. 30641 on December 30, 2018 and entered into force on January 1, 2019.
The Communiqué establishes the main principles regarding the supervision of certain products’ compliance with import regulations. In this respect, the document sets out the procedures that importers must follow and regulates the importers’ obligations concerning product safety with regard to human health, safety of life, and protection of property, environmental safety, and consumer protection.
This Communiqué applies to products, such as child feeding/drinking equipment, childcare products, fire protection systems, plugs, pressure equipment, vehicles and automotive products, and water heaters.
At the same time, the Turkish Ministry of the Economy published several import Communiqués regarding safety and supervision of specific products. Pursuant to the Communiqués, importers must comply with the rules under the relevant Communiqué regulating the specific product imported into Turkey.
The official document is available here.
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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