Iceland - Country Commercial Guide
Labeling and Marking Requirements
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Icelandic regulations on ingredients, additives, and labeling generally follow EU directives due to Iceland’s membership in the European Economic Area (EEA).  Product labels for foods must be in Icelandic, English, or another Nordic language other than Finnish (regulation no. 1294/2014).  However, since nutritional labeling standards in the United States are different from those in the EU (for example, quantity of ingredients needs to be listed in grams), importers are required to re-label products from the United States, increasing the shelf price.  A retail-size food package must show the origin of the product, name of the manufacturer, packer or importer, net weight or volume, ingredients, last recommended date of consumption, and storage instructions if perishable.  More information is available at the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority’s website.

Iceland has national legislation on labeling and traceability of genetically modified (GM) food (regulation no. 1038/2010) which was implemented in December 2010.  According to that regulation, food business operators must obtain information on whether food is genetically modified and make sure that the labeling and the traceability of the food complies with the provisions of the regulation, as well as the provisions of the general Food Labeling Regulation No 1169/2011 (Icelandic reg. no. 503/2005) and the Icelandic Food Act (no. 93/1995). 

All electronics must have the CE marking.  For more information, see the Iceland Housing and Construction Authority’s website.  For more information on EU labeling requirements, see the EU CCG article on EU labeling requirements.