Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Grenada - Labelling of goods

NOTIFICATION

The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6

 

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Notifying Member: Grenada

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

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Agency responsible:

Grenada Bureau of Standards
Queen's Park
P.O. Box 2036
St. George's
Grenada
Tel: (473) 440-5886/6783
Fax: (473) 440-5554
Email:
gdbs@spiceisle.com

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:

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

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Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Labelling of Goods – Specific Requirements for Prepackaged Goods (ICS: 55.020)

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Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Labelling of Goods- Specific Requirements for Prepackaged Goods (9 page(s), in English)

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Description of content: This is the first revision of GDS 1: Part 2: 1990 - Specification for the Labelling of Commodities- Labelling of Prepackaged Goods.

This draft National Standard specifies requirements for the information to be included on labels of goods pre-packaged for sale, the method of display of such information, and where necessary, the wording and units of measurements to be used.

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Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Compulsory Status has been recommended to ensure that the consumers are provided with adequate information and to protect them against danger to health and safety. It is also intended to prevent fraud or deception arising from misleading labelling.

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Relevant documents:

·        DNS 1: Part 2: 20xx Draft Labelling of Goods – Part 2: Specific Requirements for Prepackaged Goods

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Proposed date of adoption: June 2020

Proposed date of entry into force: June 2020

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Final date for comments: 3 March 2020

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

Grenada Bureau of Standards
Queen's Park
P.O. Box 2036
St. George's
Grenada
Tel: (473) 440-5886/6783
Fax: (473) 440-5554
Email:
gdbs@spiceisle.com