THE Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) announced, on Thursday, that all importers of tyres must comply with the requirements of the Guyana Standard Specification for pneumatic passenger car tyres.
This is in the aftermath of a reversal of the ban on the importation of used passenger car tyres, effective from October 01, 2020.
According to the GNBS, all new and used tyres imported must comply with the requirements of the tyres GYS 67:2017 (second edition).
The bureau noted that tyres imported must be subjected to examination by the GNBS at the time of importation to determine compliance with the requirements of the national standard.
“Non-complying tyres will be seized and/or destroyed by the GNBS. Importers should familiarise themselves with the requirements stipulated in the aforementioned standard, which can be purchased from the GNBS,” the GNBS noted.
For further information, persons can contact the Product Compliance Services Department of the GNBS on 219-0066 EXT 237 or WhatsApp 692 GNBS (4627).