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Pakistan Consumer Label Review

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National Regulations Governing Labels: 

In Pakistan there are numerous Acts rules and regulations for chemical management, safety, specific chemical categories (pesticides, explosives), and chemical environmental impact assessments. Pakistan does not have a universal system for labeling or marking requirements on products, however there are a few industry specific regulations. Based on provisions in the Environmental Act, the Pakistan chemical regulations for packaging and labeling fall under the draft legislation Hazardous Substances Rules, 2003 (rule 9, sub-rule 1&2).

Additional Regulations: 

As mentioned above there are numerous Acts and regulations relating to chemical management, for a complete list (chapter 4, pg 151-200) and more in-depth information refer to the National Profile for Chemical Management in Pakistan 2009.

Other Acts pertaining to general product labeling:

  • Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority Act, 1996
GHS Implementation Status: 

Pakistan has requested capacity building support for GHS implementation. However to date, Pakistan has not moved forward with GHS implementation.

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Multi-Jurisdiction Label Options: 

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Extra language comments: 

All specific hazard text provided in Urdu or English. Hazard text can be provided in additional languages upon request. Marketing text translation can be provided upon request.

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