Indicating price, weight and details of goods sold made compulsory

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 8:42

An Extraordinary Gazette notification issued directing traders, manufacturers, importers not to sell or stock any items without all details including retail price, weight, volume, producers' address etc. with effect from 28 July 2022.

Consumer Affairs Authority directs all Importers, Producers, Manufacturers, Store-owners, Distributors, Packers, Online Traders and Traders shall not Import, Produce, Manufacture, Store, Distribute, Pack, Repack, sell or display for sale, expose for sale or offer for sale unless the following details are legibly printed or non-removable labeled in a conspicuous place of the pack, wrapper or container of the end product of the commercial goods purchased by the consumer at the retail price.

1. Maximum Retail Price
2. Weight or volume
3. Date of Manufacture and Date of packing if re-packing
4. Date of Expiry/Best before use/Active period (except for the goods which does not expire)
5. Batch/Code Number
6. Name, Registered address and Contact Number of Manufacturer,
7. If it is imported name of the Country, Name, Address, Contact number/web-site of issuer or importer

This Direction shall come into effect from 28th July, 2022.

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