Ghana - Country Commercial Guide
Labeling/Marking Requirements

Overview of the different labeling and marking requirements, including any restrictive advertising or labeling practices and where to get more information.

Last published date: 2022-07-22

With respect to compliance inspection of imported goods, the following are the labelling requirements as specified in the Ghana Standards Authority General Labelling Rules, 1992 (Legislative Instrument 1541)

  • Name of product
  • List of ingredients in food
  • List of active ingredients and their levels in drugs
  • Date of manufacture and expiry date/Best before/Use by date in respect of food
  • Date of manufacture and expiry date in respect of drugs
  • Storage conditions
  • Instructions or directions for use
  • Net content
  • Name and address of manufacturer
  • Country of Origin
  • Date of manufacture (as applicable)
  • Batch/Lot number
  • Where marks or labels are stamped, they shall be in indelible ink and legible.