Philippines: Import Commodity Clearance Program and Product Certification Scheme for Consumer Products
On 3rd February 2017, Webb Fontaine was granted a Contract of Agreement for Inspection Body by the Bureau of Philippine Standards. This is part of an Import Commodity Clearance Program and a Product Certification Scheme in the Philippines undertaken by the Department of Trade & Industry.
Webb Fontaine is now recognized as an inspection body authorized to provide Import Commodity Inspection Services, that includes inspection and testing, on imports of Consumer Products mandated with the regulatory standards requirements.
Consumer Products that are required to undergo inspection and testing are: Electrical; Chemical, Consumer & Others and; Mechanical, Building and Construction Products.
This partnership between Webb Fontaine and the Bureau of Philippine Standards helps to ensure that these Consumer Products comply with internationally accepted product standards before their release on the market.