Overview of the different labeling and marking requirements, including any restrictive advertising or labeling practices and where to get more information.
The Ministry of Planning’s Central Organization for Standards and Quality Control (COSQC) is charged with enforcing standards for imported products and acts as a consultant on quality control and standardization issues for government ministries and state-owned companies.
Marking on boxes or crates should be directly on the box or crates in ink or paint rather than on removable tags or labels. Country of origin should be clearly marked. The date of manufacturer and expiration of canned and preserved food items has to be embossed or printed on the packaging.
The contents of pharmaceutical products must be clearly printed on the packaging. Pesticide labeling must be in Arabic and English.