*Taiwan Taiwan adds sensor-type water faucets to water efficiency regulations

Taiwan adds sensor-type water faucets to water efficiency regulations

On June 8, 2021, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) issued a public notice regarding the amendment to “the Mandatory Requirement for Water Efficiency Labeling Products of water equipment, sanitary ware or other equipment”. The outline of the amendment is as follows.

    • Addition of products subject to water efficiency labels

Sensor-type water faucets are added to the list of water efficiency labeling products.

    • Effective date: July 1, 2022


Related regulations

In accordance with Article 95-1 of the Water Supply Act, designated products are required to have a “water efficiency label” attached. Those who violate the above regulations and sell products in Taiwan that do not have a “water efficiency label” attached will be fined NT$40,000 and ordered to take corrective measures within deadline. If the violation is not corrected by the deadline, it will be punished according to the number of violations.


The original text of the above amendment can be viewed at the following URL (in traditional Chinese).

Author / Responsibility

AOKI Kenji

Senior Consultant, EnviX Ltd.
General Director, E&H Consulting Co., Ltd.

Business Performance

Expertise in EHS (environment, health and safety) consulting in ASEAN region.
- Environmental regulations updating
- Chemical regulations consulting


MSc in Earth Science, The University of Tokyo

AOKI Kenji