10 months DTI orders mandatory standards compliance on all flat glass MB |Biz
By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat All imported flat glass must pass the quality standards for ICC (Import Clearance Certification) and all manufacturing plants must be PS-certified (Philippine National Standards) to ensure safety on the use of this major construction material, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ordered. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez (Bloomberg) DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez signed the Department Administrative Order (DAO) on Friday requiring mandatory compliance requirements on all flat glass. This means that all imported flat glass must be ICC-certified and glass manufacturing plants must bear the PS mark. “This is to ensure quality standard ... more