Regular notification

Afghan National Standards Authority (ANSA) ;
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TBT Enquiry Point ;
Ms Shahperay Nasseri ;
Afghan National Standards Authority (ANSA) ;
Industrial Park Area, Kabul - Jalalabad Road ;
Kabul, Afghanistan ;
P.O. Box No: 51 72 ;

Notified Under Article

Portland Cement (HS: 252310 ), Steel for reinforced concrete (plain bars and ribbed bars) (ICS: 77.140.60, HS: 721310) and non load bearing concrete masonry (HS: 681011) [AF TR 1]
Version Products covered Interpreted
HS3 252310 - Cement clinkers No
HS3 681011 - Building blocks and bricks of cement, concrete or artificial stone, whether or not reinforced No
HS3 721310 - Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils of iron or non-alloy steel, with indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process "ECSC" No
Products covered Interpreted
77.140.15 - Steels for reinforcement of concrete No
77.140.60 - Steel bars and rods No
Afghanistan Technical Regulation 1 - Construction Materials (5 pages, in Dari)
Requirements for the import, production, and supply of Portland Cement, Steel for reinforced concrete and Non Load Bearing Concrete Masonry are based on the following standards:
1 - AS 124 / ASTM C 150 - Standard Specification for Portland Cement
2 - AS 191 / ISO 6935-1 and ISO 6935-2 - Specification of Steel for the Reinforcement of Concrete - Part 1 Plain Bars and Part 2 Ribbed Bars)
3 - AS 135 / ISIRI 70-1 - Specification of Non Load Bearing Concrete Masonry
Regulate import, production, and supply of construction materials, improve the quality of life, safety, health as well as the protection of the environment and consumers.

National Standard of Specification of Portland Cement AS 124/ASTM C 150 (or newer version); Plain Bars AS 191 /ISO 6935-1 (or newer version); Ribbed Bars AS 192/ISO 6935-2:2007 (or newer version); Non Load Bearing Concrete Masonry AS 135/ISRI 70-1 (or newer version)
5 September 2012
4 February 2013

Notification made with comment period


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