Rwanda - Country Commercial Guide
Labeling and Marking Requirements
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Information on labeling and marking requirements can be obtained by visiting the Rwanda Standards Board website.

Each product has its own labeling requirements, but some information is general, including:

  • Name of the product
  • Name and address of manufacturer
  • Country of origin
  • Net content/Net weight
  • List of ingredients for some products
  • Lot identification/Batch number
  • Date marking for some products including foods, cosmetics, chemicals, paint, medicines, etc.
  • Storage conditions for some products
  • Instructions of use for some products
  • Precautions on chemicals

Official language on labelling:

  • Kinyarwanda
  • English
  • French

An exporter or manufacturer must comply with compulsory requirements of the standards or codes of practice (PDF).