Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - The Gambia - Honey


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: THE GAMBIA

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


Agency responsible:

The Gambia Standards Bureau

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 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Processes in the food industry (ICS code(s): 67.020)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: GAMSCODEXSTAN 12:1981 Gambian Standard for Honey; (8 page(s), in English)


Description of content: This Gambian standard applies to all honeys produced by honey bees and covers all styles of honey presentations which are processed and ultimately intended for direct consumption. It also covers honey for industrial uses or as an ingredient in other foods and honey packed for sale in bulk containers which may be repacked into retail packs.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Consumer information, labelling; Protection of human health or safety


Relevant documents:



Proposed date of adoption: 10 June 2022

Proposed date of entry into force: To be determined


Final date for comments: 8 August 2022


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

The Gambia Standards Bureau

TBT Enquiry Point

Contact Person: Mrs. Isatou Cham