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ARCSA Drafts Regulation on Sanitary Certificates Issuance for Establishments Dealing with Food Supplements

November 7, 2016

Ecuador’s National Agency for Sanitary Regulation, Control and Surveillance (ARCSA) has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its ‘Draft Sanitary Technical Regulation on the Issuance of Sanitary Certificates and the Control of Food Supplements and Establishments that Manufacture, Store, Distribute, Import or Market such Products.’

The notified document covers the following, among others: ● Purpose and scope ● Definitions and abbreviations ● Sanitary certificates ● Renewal of and changes to sanitary certificates ● Certification of good manufacturing practices ● Criteria for the formulation of food supplements ● Packaging and labelling ● Other authorizations ● Marketing and advertising ● Operating permits for food supplement establishments ● Derogations

Comments may be submitted until December 11, 2016.