How to make Product self-declaration for foods in Vietnam

According to Decree No. 15/2018 / ND-CP dated February 2, 2018, Vietnamese and foreign organizations and individuals that produce or sell foods in Vietnam; organizations and individuals whose operation involve food safety in Vietnam must carry out the Procedures for Self-Product declaration and Procedures for registration of product declaration before manufacturing or trading.

Type of food shall be made Product self-declaration:

  • Pre-packaged processed foods
  • Food additives
  • Food processing aids
  • Food containers
  • Primary packages

Procedure of product self-declaration for food

Application for registration of the product self-declaration and Procedures for registration of the product self-declaration shall be specified at article 5 at Decree no.15/2018/NĐ-CP.

  1. Documents include:

  • The self-declaration form (Form No. 01 in Appendix I hereof);
  • Original copy or certified true copy of the food safety data sheet

 

  1. Procedures:

– The self-declaration shall be posted through mass media or the producer’s website or premises;

– 01 copy of the self-declaration shall be submitted, directly or by post, to regulatory authority

-The receiving authority shall post the self-declaration and the product names therein on its website.

Note:

– When the self-declaration is submitted, the supplier has right to produce and sell the product and take full responsibility for the safety of such product;

Self-declaration documents must be written in Vietnamese language; if documents in other languages must be translated into Vietnamese language and notarized)

 

 

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