Zambia - Certification Requirements

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Last update: Avril 30, 2011

Acts and Regulations

Tolerances or Guidelines

Mercury (as methyl mercury): tuna 0.3 ppm
other fish 0.2 ppm
Arsenic: fish protein 3.5 ppm
other fish & fish products 5.0 ppm
Copper: all fish & fish products 100.0 ppm
Lead: fish protein 0.5 ppm
other fish & fish products 10.0 ppm
Flourine: fish protein 150.0 ppm
other fish & fish products 25.0 ppm
Zinc: all fish products 100.0 ppm
Sodium sulphite: canned flaked tuna 300.0 ppm
Sodium tripolyphosphate:
(total added phosphate)
frozen fish fillets, lobsters, crabs, clams, shrimps 0.5%
Sodium carbonate:
(combination of sodium hexametaphosphate)
frozen fillets, lobsters, crabs, clams, shrimps 15.0%
Propyl-P-hydroxy benzoate: used as a preservative 1000.0 ppm
Methyl-P-hydroxy benzoate: used as a preservative 1000.0 ppm

Certification Requirements

None specified.

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