Overview of the different labeling and marking requirements, including any restrictive advertising or labeling practices and where to get more information.
Last Published: 12/3/2018

Under Ghana’s General Labeling Rule, all products imported or produced locally should bear the following, in English:

  • Name of product;
  • Net mass or weight or net volume of content;
  • Composition of content of product;
  • Date of manufacture of product;
  • Date of expiry of product (or best before date);
  • Batch or lot number of product;
  • Name and address of manufacturer or agent;
  • Directions for use, if relevant;
  • Any special instructions for storage, handling; etc. and
  • Any pertinent warnings.

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