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					WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade

G/TBT/N/COL/119 1 October 2008
(08-4613)

Original: Spanish

NOTIFICATION The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6. 1. Member to Agreement notifying: COLOMBIA If applicable, name of local government involved (Articles 3.2 and 7.2): Agency responsible: Ministerio de Minas y Energía – Dirección de Energía (Ministry of Mining and Energy – Energy Directorate) Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers and e-mail and web site addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above: Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism) Notified under Article 2.9.2 [ X ], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ X ], 5.7.1 [ ], other: Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Starters for high pressure sodium bulbs; starters for fluorescent lamps; automatic light dimmers; manual light dimmers; self-regulated or CWA electromagnetic ballasts; slimline ballasts for fluorescent lamps or bulbs; rapid start ballasts for fluorescent lamps or bulbs; preheat ballasts for fluorescent lamps or bulbs; autotransformer type electromagnetic ballasts; reactor or series type electromagnetic ballasts; electronic ballasts; double power ballasts; photocontrol bases; incandescent bulbs of a power greater than 25 W but not exceeding 200 W; halogen incandescent bulbs; high pressure gas discharge bulbs; low pressure gas discharge bulbs; metal halide bulbs; high pressure mercury bulbs; low pressure sodium bulbs; high pressure sodium vapour bulbs; compact fluorescent bulbs; incandescent lamps for emergency lighting; slimline fluorescent tube lamps; rapid start fluorescent tube lamps; preheat fluorescent tube lamps; dry capacitors and plastic cover for gas discharge lights; contactors for outdoor lighting systems; dimmers; automatic lighting control equipment; photocontrols; photocontrols with normally open contacts; photocontrols with normally closed contacts; photocontrols with timers; fuses for street lighting; lights for indoor lighting; ornamental lights; street lamps; tunnel lights; downlights; uplights; updownlights; downlights with diffuser; downlights with grille; downlights with refractor; lumiducts or light ducts; lampholders; lampholders for sodium bulbs; lampholders for fluorescent tubes; fuseholders for street lighting; concrete posts exclusively for street lighting; metal posts exclusively for street lighting; projectors; submersible projectors for ornamental water fountains; electric rails for mounting spotlights; photoelectric sensors; infrared occupancy sensors; ultrasonic occupancy sensor; metal supports or arms for street lighting.

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Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Proyecto de Reglamento Técnico de Iluminación y Alumbrado Público - RETILAP del Ministerio de Minas y Energía (Draft Technical Regulations on Lights and Street Lighting – RETILAP, of the Ministry of Mining and Energy) (404 pages, in Spanish) Description of content: Purpose; scope; definitions and abbreviations; general aspects to be taken into consideration when carrying out lighting projects; design of and calculations for lights and street lighting; requirements for indoor and street lighting products; light pollution control and environmental management plan for indoor and street lighting; lighting projects; criteria and requirements for the maintenance of street lighting systems; supervision of the street lighting service; monitoring and inspection; review and updating; penalty system; Annex 1: Fundamental aspects relating to light, vision and light sources; Annex 2: Street lighting service quality indicators. Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: National security and environmental protection

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Relevant documents: Decree No. 2424 of 18 July 2006 and Decree No. 2501 of 4 July 2007, Colombian Standards on Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction – NSR 98, Law No. 400 of 1997, Decree No. 33 of 1998, Colombian Technical Standards (NTC): NTC 2 Tensile test for steel products NTC 30 Portland cement. Classification NTC 116 Hard steel wire for reinforcing concrete NTC 121 Portland cement. Physical and mechanical specifications NTC 159 Uncoated stress-relieved steel wire for reinforced concrete NTC 161 Plain carbon steel bars for reinforced concrete NTC 172 Roundwood and sawn wood - glossary NTC 174 Specifications for concrete aggregates NTC 189 Electrotechnology. Electric tungsten filament bulbs for domestic use and other similar general lighting purposes NTC 248 Ribbed carbon steel bars and coil for reinforced concrete NTC 318 Fluorescent tube lights for general lighting purposes NTC 321 Portland cement. Chemical specifications NTC 673 Compression resistance test for normal concrete cylinders NTC776 Wood. Wooden posts for overhead power lines. Definitions, classification and test methods NTC 794 Wooden posts. Assessment of preservative tests NTC 824 Wood. Glossary of defects NTC 900 Public lighting code NTC 1056 Eucalyptus wood posts for overhead power and telecommunication lines NTC 1093 Wood. Determination of preservative penetration NTC 1097 Statistical quality control. Inspection by attributes. Single, double and multiple sampling plans and rejection NTC 1128 Wood. Assessment of preservatives using laboratory methods NTC 1133 Reactance ballasts for fluorescent tube lighting NTC 1149 Wood. Preservation. General terminology NTC 1156 Metal products and coatings. Saline chamber tests

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Relevant documents: (cont'd) NTC 1157 Wood. Determination of preservative retention NTC 1164 Wood. CCA wood preservatives NTC 1299 Chemical additives for concrete NTC 1329 Prefabricated concrete items. Reinforced concrete posts for overhead power and telecommunication lines NTC 1470 Electrotechnology. Lamp caps and holders of the screw (E27 and E40) or mogul type (E39). Dimensions and verification gauges NTC 1645 Nuts and bolts NTC 1822 Wood. Preserved wood. Sample taking NTC 1920 Metallurgy. Structural steel NTC 2010 Uncoated seven-strand steel cable for reinforced concrete NTC 2076 Electricity. Hot-dipped galvanized for structural fittings and profiles of iron and steel NTC 2083 Wood. Preserved wood. Classification and requirements NTC 2117 Ballasts for high intensity discharge bulbs. Specifications NTC 2118 Ballasts for high intensity discharge bulbs. Tests NTC 2119 High pressure mercury vapour bulbs NTC 2120 Electrotechnology. Guide to seam inspection using non-destructive methods NTC 2134 Fixed capacitors for the application of alternating current NTC 2222 Wood. Pine posts for overhead power and telecommunication lines NTC 2230 Electrotechnology Lights NTC 2243 High pressure sodium vapour bulbs NTC 2393 Electric metal halide bulbs of 400 W NTC 2394 Electric metal halide bulbs of 1,000 W NTC 2466 Low tension control equipment - Contactors NTC 2470 Interchangeable photocontrol devices for street lighting NTC 2618 Fittings and accessories for electricity distribution lines and networks. Nuts and bolts of galvanized steel NTC 3200-1 and 2 Starters for high pressure sodium bulbs NTC 3279 Protection ratings for the enclosure of electrical equipment [IP ratings] NTC 3281 Mercury vapour bulbs. Methods to measure the characteristics thereof NTC 3320 Iron and steel manufacturing. Hot dip zinc coating (galvanized) for iron and steel NTC 3547 Electrotechnology. Checks for outdoor lighting systems NTC 3657 Maximum ballast loss for high intensity discharge bulbs NTC 4545 Test methods for the measurement of ballast power loss NTC 5101 Energy efficiency. Compact fluorescent bulbs. Energy performance ranges and labelling NTC 5102 Double-ended fluorescent bulbs NTC 5103 Energy efficiency. Tungsten filament electric bulbs for domestic use and similar general lighting purposes. Energy performance ranges and labelling NTC 5109 Measurement of luminous flux IEC 60064 Tungsten filament lamps for domestic and similar general lighting purposes IEC 60081 Tubular fluorescent lamps for general lighting service IEC 60167 Mercury vapour and halide lamps IEC 60188 High pressure mercury vapour lamps IEC 60357 Tungsten halogen lamps (non-vehicle) IEC 60432 Safety specifications for tungsten filament lamps for domestic and similar general lighting purposes IEC 60529 Degree of protection by enclosures [IP Code] IEC 60598 1-2-3 Luminaries for road and street lighting. Particular requirements

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Relevant documents: (cont'd) IEC 60662 High pressure sodium vapour lamps IEC 60882 Pre-heat requirements for starterless tubular fluorescent lamps IEC 60901 Single-capped fluorescent lamps - Safety and performance requirements IEC 60922 Ballasts for discharge lamps (excluding tubular fluorescent lamps). General and safety requirements IEC 60923 Ballasts for discharge lamps (excluding tubular fluorescent lamps). Performance requirements IEC 60926 Starting devices (other than glow starters). General and safety requirements IEC 60927 Starting devices (other than glow starters). Performance requirements IEC 60928 AC supplied electronic ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps - General and safety requirements IEC 60968 Self-ballasted lamps for general lighting services - Safety requirements IEC 60969 Self-ballasted lamps for general lighting services - Performance requirements IEC 61048 Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits. Performance requirements IEC 61049 Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent and other discharge lamp circuits. General and safety requirements IEC 67004-21 Characteristics of bulb bases or caps CIE 31 – 1976 Glare and uniformity in road lighting installations - 1976 CIE 115 – 1995 Recommendations for the lighting of roads for motor and pedestrian traffic EN 50102 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts (IK code) ANSI C78.5-2003 For electric lamps. Specifications for performance of self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps ANSI C 78.1350 Electric lamps. 400 Watt S51 high pressure sodium lamps ANSI C 78.1351 Electric lamps. 250 Watt S50 high pressure sodium lamps ANSI C 78.1352 Electric lamps. 1,000 Watt S52 high pressure sodium lamps ANSI C 82.4 Ballasts for high intensity discharge and low pressure sodium lamps ANSI C 82.6 Reference ballasts for high intensity discharge lamps. Methods of measurement ANSI C 82.4 Ballasts for high intensity discharge and low pressure sodium lamps ANSI C 82.6 Reference ballasts for high intensity discharge lamps. Methods of measurement ANSI 05.1 Specifications and dimensions for wood poles ANSI DT-5C Rural Electrification Administration specification for wood poles, stubs and anchor logs ANSI C 136-10 For physical and electrical interchange ability of photo control devices, plugs, and mating receptacles used in roadway lighting equipment ANSI IEEE STD 428 Thyristor AC power controllers, definitions and requirements NOM- 017- ENER Energy efficiency of compact fluorescent lamps. Limits and test methods NBR 5123 Photoelectric relays and bases for street lighting. Specifications and test methods

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Relevant documents: (cont'd) UL 935 Fluorescent lamp ballasts UL 1993 Self-ballasted lamps and lamp adapters ASTM A53 Standard specification for pipe, steel, black and hot-dipped, zinc-coated, welded and seamless ASTM A370 Methods and definitions for mechanical testing of steel products ASTM A385 Standard practice for providing high quality zinc coatings (hot dip) ASTM A500 Standard specification for cold-formed welded and seamless carbon steel structural tubing in rounds and shapes ASTM A563 Standard specification for carbon and alloy steel nuts AWPA American Wood Preservers' Association Book of Standards AWPA A9-86 Standard method for analysis of treated wood and treating solutions by x-ray spectroscopy AWS D.1.1 Structural welding code AWS D 10.9 Standard for qualification of welding procedures and welders for piping and tubing AWS D 12.1 (A.C.I 318) Recommended practices for welding reinforcing steel, metal inserts and connections in reinforced concrete construction SC-M-016 Quality control manual for wood treatment plants SC-M-017 Manual on the acceptance and inspection of wood inputs REA DT-19 Rural Electrification Administration specification for the quality control and inspection of timber products and SC-E-022 Technical specifications for wood posts

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Proposed date of adoption: Proposed date of entry into force:

Date on which the Resolution is signed. Upon publication in the Official Journal.

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Final date for comments: 24 December 2008 Texts available from: National enquiry point [ X ] or address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and web site addresses, if available, of other body: Enquiry Point: Contact person: E-mail: Tel.: Fax: Daniel Héctor Rico R. drico@mincomercio.gov.co +(571) 606 7676, Ext. 1690 +(571) 241 0480

Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo Dirección de Regulación Calle 28 Nº 13A – 15, tercer piso Bogotá, D.C. – Colombia Tel.: Web site: +(571) 241 0478 http://secgen.comunidadandina.org/sirt

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Texts available from: National enquiry point [ X ] or address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and web site addresses, if available, of other body: (cont'd) Ministerio de Minas y Energía Dirección de Energía Centro Administrativo Nacional – CAN piso 5o Bogotá, D. C., Colombia E-mail: Fax: Tel.: Web site: levillamizar@minminas.gov.co +(571) 3245207 +(571) 3245202 www.minminas.gov.co


				
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