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NameLabelling requirement for imported goods
DescriptionIf the good imported into Vietnam of which the label has not represented or represented insufficiently mandatory information in Vietnamese, a supplementary label containing mandatory information in Vietnamese is required and the original label shall remain unchanged. The Vietnamese content shall be consistent with the original label text. Mandatory information to be shown on the label (as stipulated by Decree 43/2017/ND-CP) includes: (a) Name of good; (b) Name and address of entity responsible for the good; (c) Origin of good; and (d) Other details in conformity with the nature of the good prescribed in Appendix I of Decree 43/2017/ND-CP and relevant legislative documents.
CommentsThe content of the supplementary label shall contain the Vietnamese translation from the mandatory information of the original label and additional other mandatory information according to the nature of the commodity as prescribed in Decree 43/2017/ND-CP. The entity responsible for labeling shall take responsibility for the content’s accuracy and truthfulness. The content displayed on the supplementary label shall also contain additionals without misleading the information of original label and correctly reflect the nature and origin of the good. Exceptional cases: The following goods are not subject to labeling of supplementary labels: a) Spare parts to be imported to replace defective spare parts in warranty of the service provider without being sold in the market; b) Materials, food additives, food processing aids, spare parts to be imported for manufacture without being sold in the market.
Validity From01-06-2017
Validity To31-12-9999
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AgencyMinistry of Science and Technology
Created Date2016-04-01 12:36:29
Updated Date2017-06-23 06:50:55
Measure TypeLabeling Requirement
Legal/RegulationDecree 43/2017/ND-CP dated April 14th, 2017, on good labels
Un CodeB84 - Inspection requirement


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