( PR4US.com | Press Release | 2019-05-13 10:46:54 )
On April 26, 2019, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar put into effect minimum labeling requirements for a wide variety of priority consumer products.
Published by the Department of Consumer Affairs as Directive No.1/2019, it states that the requirements are for the safety of consumers and must follow the list of consumer goods included in Notification No. 1/2018, published on October 26, 2018.
The label must be in the Myanmar language and must contain:
• Directions for use
• Storage information
• Allergy alerts and/or warnings
• Possible side effects (if applicable)
Myanmar considers products in the following categories to be priority products:
• Food and beverages
• Household products
• Children items
• Telecommunication equipment
• Drugs and supplements
• Other equipment – e.g. agricultural tools or fitness equipment
The full list of product categories and priority products covered by these requirements can be downloaded with the Notification: [www.myanmartradeportal.gov.mm/en/announcement/1971]
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