Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Uruguay - Confectionery ; cereal and/or cereal-based products ; bread and biscuits ; soups and broths ; sauces and condiments ; desserts ; industrial culinary products


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6.



Notifying Member: URUGUAY

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


Agency responsible:

Asesoría de Política Comercial (Trade Policy Advisory Office)

Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas (Ministry of Economy and Finance)

Paraguay 1401 - 2º Piso


Tel.: (+598) 1712, Ext. 4315/4319


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:

Dirección Nacional de Industrias (National Directorate of Industry)

Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería (Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining)

Mercedes 1041 - 1º Piso


Tel.: (+598) 2840 1234, Ext. 2166



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): Confectionery; cereal and/or cereal-based products; bread and biscuits; soups and broths; sauces and condiments; desserts; industrial culinary products.


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Proyecto de Resolución GMC N° 04/23 - Modificación de las Resoluciones GMC N° 50/97, 53/98, 54/98, 16/00, 51/00, 08/06, 09/07 sobre Aditivos Alimentarios (Draft Common Market Group (GMC) Resolution No. 04/23: Modification of GMC Resolutions Nos. 50/97, 53/98, 54/98, 16/00, 51/00, 08/06, 09/07 on food additives); (3 pages, in Spanish)


Description of content: The notified draft Resolution updates food additives and their maximum concentrations for the food categories: 5: Confectionery (caramels, pastilles, candies, chewing gum, nougat, cocoa products and products containing cocoa, chocolates, boiled sweets, glazes, fillings and other similar products), 6: Cereals and cereal and/or cereal-based products, 7: Bread and biscuits, 12: Soups and broths, 13: Sauces and condiments, 19: Desserts and 21: Industrial culinary products.


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


Relevant documents: -


Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: To be determined


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


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