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Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972

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To control the sale, manufacture, importation and exportation of foodstuffs, cosmetics and disinfectants; and to provide for incidental matters.

 

Last update: June 2018


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Latest Developments:

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters as per Notice No. 638 of GG41730 dated 22 June 2018.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations - Preservatives and Antioxidants, Annexure A as per Notice No. R.1124 of GG41191 dated 20 October 2017.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations relating to Miscellaneous Additives in Foodstuffs, Government Gazette 40432, Notice No. 1425, dated 17 November 2016.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Government Gazette 35849 dated 2 November 2012 – Notice R. 915; Enforcement by Local Authority.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Government Gazette 35672, dated 10 September 2012 – Notice R. 733; Regulations relating to the use of Sweetners in Foodstuffs.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) Government Gazette 35265 dated 17 April 2012 – Notice R.317; Amendment to Soft Drinks Regulations.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Notice 879, Government Gazette 34698, dated 21 October 2011.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations relating to the Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs, Government Gazette 32975, Notice No. R. 146, dated 1 March 2010.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations relating to Health Messages on Container Labels of Alcoholic Beverages as per Notice No. R. 764 dated 24 August 2007.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by amendments to the Regulations – Preservatives and Antioxidants, Notice No. R. 1295, dated 16 October 1998.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been amended by Regulations – Preservatives and Antioxidants, Notice No. R. 965, dated 3 June 1977.

 

The Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972) has been added to the site, and amended up to 2009.