Bolivia - Certification Requirements

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Last update: May 2, 2011

Acts and Regulations

All foodstuffs imported into Bolivia must be registered annually with the National Health Department.

Food Regulations specify permitted preservatives and additives in canned products.

Contact

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
Plaza Murillo - c. Ingavi esq c. Junin, La Paz
- Bolivia
Telephone: (591) (2) 2408900
Fax: (591) (2) 2408642

Labelling

Food labels must contain the following information in Spanish:

  • name of the product;
  • net weight or volume of the contents in metric units;
  • date of manufacture or packing of the product;
  • country of origin;
  • statement as to whether the product is natural or artificial; and
  • name and address of the importer, agent or representative.

Tolerances and Guidelines

None specified.

Certification Requirements

None specified.

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