Zambia - Country Commercial Guide
Labeling and Marking Requirements

Overview of the different labeling and marking requirements, including any restrictive advertising or labeling practices and where to get more information.

Last published date: 2022-08-07

Imported food products must have English-language labels that detail ingredients and shelf life of products.  If inadequately labeled, these products may be confiscated and destroyed without compensation. Pharmaceutical products must also be labeled in English, detailing ingredients, recommended dosage, shelf life, and any cautionary notes.  More information can be found at the Zambia Bureau of Standards.