Sierra Leone - Country Commercial Guide
Labeling and Marking Requirements
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Product labeling and marking requirements are meant to provide basic information about the product. The Ministry of Trade and Industry requires that products be labeled in English to show basic information regarding name, weight, manufacture dates, expiration dates, ingredients, and origin. However, the ministry lacks the mechanisms to enforce labeling and marking requirements effectively. 

Shipping marks and labeling are important for customs verification and clearance. Information such as importer/exporter name, consignee, flight/vehicle details, place of discharge, number of packages, container identity, description of goods, air waybill number/bill of lading, and country of origin/destination, when labeled on packages and containers simplifies and expedites the customs clearance process.