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 labeling: 

  • Kinyarwanda 

  • English 

  • French 

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