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The National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) of Brazil has drafted a bill establishing the maximum limit of lead in paints.

This draft bill establishes the maximum limit of lead in paints and materials similar to surface coating, detailed in the category of the National Commission Chemical Safety Agency (CONASQ), in coordination with the Ministry of the Environment (Ministério do Meio Ambiente-MMA).

INMETRO had notified WTO on this proposed regulation.

Final date for comments is January 22, 2018.