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Thailand | Import Control Policy on Secondhand

Import Control on Second-hand Electrical and Electronic goods Yes
Applicable Act/Decree/Notification Notification of Department of Industrial Works Re: Criterion for Import of Used Electrical and Electronics Equipment Considered as Hazardous Substances into the Kingdom of Thailand (3rd Edition) B.E. 2550
Date Sep 2003
Controlling Method Permit needed
Second-hand Commodity being Controlled Air Conditioner X
Cell Phone X
Copier X
CRT TV X
LCD TV X
Micro-wave Oven X
PC X
Printed Circuit Board (Considered as E-waste) X
Refrigerator X (CFC contained is controlled)
Wash Machine X
Others
(Radio•Tape-recorder player•Video player•VCD player•DVD Player•Clothe dyer•Dry-cleaner machine•Rice cooker•Electric pot•Electric oven•Electric fan•Water cooler•Hair dryer•Iron•Burglar or fire alarm & similar apparatus•Compressors of a kind used refrigerating equipment•Calculator•Electric typewriter•Photocopier•Telephone•Fax machine•Telegraph machine•Computer & its devices)
X
Detail * For retail or reuse, equipment shall be in the original conditions as being manufactured, and in use less than 3 years from manufacturing date, except for a copy that shall be in use less than 5 years.

* For recycling, equipments must be economically worthwhile, importing amount must be corresponding with capacity of facility, and must be imported from Basel Convention countries.
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X=Second-hand commodity specified is subject to control.
-=Second-hand electric commodity is NOT subject to control.