Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu - Prepackaged food products
作者:The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible:

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Ministry of Health and Welfare
No.161-2, Kunyang St., Nangang Dist.
Taipei City 115-61, Taiwan
Tel: +(886-2) 2787-8000 ext. 7381
Fax: +(886-2) 2653-1062

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [  ], 5.6.2 [  ], 5.7.1 [  ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Food for human consumption; Food products in general (ICS 67.040), Prepackaged and prepared foods (ICS 67.230)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Revised Draft of the Regulations on Nutrition Claim for Prepackaged Food Products (16 page(s), in English; 13 page(s), in Chinese)


Description of content: The main proposed revisions to the Regulations on Nutrition Claims for Prepackaged Food Products are as follows:

1. Addition of the scope of the definition and terms;

2. Revision to the description of nutrient content claims;

3. Addition of physiological function of nutrients content standard;

4. Revision to the words of claims made by re-hydration products;

5. Requirements for liquid products having two or more nutrition claims to add narrative; and

6. Revision to the words of Table 7.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Consumer information, labelling


Relevant documents:

Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation


Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: 1 January 2023 for Subparagraphs 4 and 6 of Article 4 of this regulation, and the date of adoption for other amendments.


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


Texts available from: National enquiry point [X] or address, telephone and fax numbers and email and website addresses, if available, of other body:

WTO/TBT Enquiry Point
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
Ministry of Economic Affairs
4, Chinan Road, Section 1
Taipei City 100, Taiwan
Tel.: (886-2) 3343-5140
Fax: (886-2) 2343-1804