blue-check Amendments to regulations on goods labels from February 15th, 2022

Decree No. 111/2021/ND-CP dated December 9th, 2021 of the Government on amendment to some articles of Government’s Decree 43/2017/ND-CPstatus2 dated April 14, 2017 on Goods labels
Posted: 10/12/2021 1:29:44 PM | Latest updated: 22/6/2022 3:41:12 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5352 | Vietlaw: 541

One of the new points of this Decree is that it does not manage the labeling with regard to goods imported and sent to bonded warehouses for export to third countries

However, it shall manage the labeling for exported goods. Accordingly, addition to compliance with regulations of importing countries, the labeling for exported goods shall also comply with clause 7 Article 1 of this Decree (regarding presentation of origin) and clause 2 Article 18 of Decree No. 43/2017/ND-CPstatus2 (regarding mandatory information).

With regard to goods imported to be circulated in Vietnam, on the goods’ original label must be fully written the following information (may be written in foreign language) while following customs clearance procedures: Name of the goods, origin of the goods; name of the manufacturer or the entity responsible for the goods.

In case of unknown origin of goods, the country where the last stage of finishing the goods is performed shall be presented.

To replace the following appendixes:

- Appendix I: Mandatory information to be presented by nature

- Appendix IV: Presentation of ingredients, ingredient quantities of goods

- Appendix V: Other presentation ways in terms of specifications, warnings of hygiene and safety of goods.

This Decree takes effect from February 15th, 2022.

Labels and commercial packages that are labeled in accordance with Decree No. 43/2017/ND-CPstatus2 and have been produced or printed before February 15th, 2022 may be further used for up to 2 more years from February 15th, 2022.

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