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W
ORLD
T
RADE

O
RGANIZATION



G/TBT/N/TTO/73

2
3

June 2009



(
09
-
3073
)



Committee on
Technical Barriers to Trade

Original:

English




NOTIFICATION


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6


1.

Member to Agreemen
t notifying:

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO


If applicable, name of local government involved

(Article 3.2 and 7.2)
:



2.

Agency responsible:

Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website
addresse
s, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments
regarding the
notification

shall be indicated if different from above
:


3.

Notified under Article 2.9.2 [

X

], 2.10.1 [



], 5.6.2 [



], 5.7.1 [



], other:

4
.

Products covered
(
H
S or CCCN where applicable, otherwise
national
tariff heading.
ICS numbers may be provided in
addition, where applicable):
Standard specification for
load
bearing

concrete masonry units (ICS 91.100.030)
.

5.

Title, number of pages

and language(s)

of the n
otified document:

Standard specification
for
loadbearing

concrete masonry units
(
9 pages
,

in
English
).

6.

Description of content:
This specification covers hollow and solid concrete masonry units
made from hydraulic cement, water and mineral aggregates

with or without the inclusion of
other materials. There are three classes of concrete masonry units: normal weight, medium
weight and light weight. These units are suitable for both
load
bearing

and non
-
load
bearing

applications.

Concrete masonry units cove
red by this specification are made from lightweight
or normal weight aggregates, or both.

7.

Objective and rationale
, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable:

Compulsory status has been recommended in order to protect the consumer or use
r against
danger to health or safety by ensuring a product of acceptable quality.

G/TBT/N/TTO/73

Page
2





8
.

Relevant documents:


C33


Specification for Concrete Aggr敧ates

C140
-

呥st Method for Sampling and 呥sting Concrete Masonry Units and related Units

C331
-
Specification f
or Light Weight Aggr敧ates for Concrete Masonry Units

C423


呥st Method for Linear Drying Shri湫ing of⁃潮crete Masonry Units

C595


Specification for Blended Hydraulic C敭ents

C618


Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for

Use in
Concrete

C989


Specification for Ground Granulated Blast
-
Fur湡ce Slag for Use in Concrete and
Mortars

C1157
-
Performance Specification for Hydraulic Ceme湴.

C1209


呥rminology for Compressive Stre湧th of Masonry Pri獭s

E519


呥st Method for Diago
nal 呥nsion (Shear) in Masonry Ass敭blages

E72


呥st Methods of Conducting Strength 呥sts of Panels for Building Construction.

9.

Proposed
date

of adoption:

Proposed date of entry into force:



On a date to be notified by the Minister to
whom respons
ibility for trade and industry is
assigned, in a Notice to be published in the
Trinidad and Tobago Gazette as required by the
Standards Act.

1
0
.

Final date for comments:
19 June 2009

11
.

Text available from
: National enquiry point

[

X], or address,
tele
phone and
fax
number
s,

e
-
mail
and web
-
site
address
es,

if available of
the
other body:


Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards


1
-
2 Century Drive, Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya, Tunapuna

Trinidad and Tobago

Email Address: ttbs@ttbs.org.tt