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Imported food Chinese labeling requirements
According to the requirements of the "Chinese Food Safety Law", all imported food must have Chinese labeling, and the elements of the Chinese label must comply with the relevant label regulations and GB standards;
The Chinese labeling samples must be submitted to CIQ for
inspection before customs clearance ;
China Food labeling regulations include :
"import and export pre-packaged food labeling inspection supervision and management regulations"
"Food nutrition label management Norms "
"Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Food Labeling”
etc.， Related China national standards for Food labeling include:
GB 7718-2011 General Rules for the Labeling of Prepackaged Foods
GB 28050-2011 Standard for Nutrition Labelling of Prepackaged Foods
GB10344-2005 General standard for the labeling of prepackaged alcoholic beverage
GB13432-2013 Food Labeling of Prepackaged Special Diet
GB 29924-2013 General Standard for the Labeling of Food Additives
In view of the above, our import food chinese labeling and packaging compliance
service items include:
A. Chinese translation of Original package and label full text ;
B. Assessment of Basic elements in the package and label ;
C. Assessment of Advertising text in the package and label ;
D. Assessment of Labeling text format in the package and label ;
E. Assessment of Pictorial design in the package and label ;
F. Assessment of Nutrition labeling in the package and label ;
G. Assessment of Nutritional component function claims in the package and label;
H. Basic Chinese label design;
Before food and cosmetics export to China, all overseas exporters, manufacturers, and
domestic importers must apply China Customs registration in advance, after obtain the
GACC registration number, then can going through the customs clearance procedures.
So far, there are more than 300,000 overseas exporters and manufacturers, 50,000 Chinese importers have registered with China Customs.
Transcustoms.com provide express online China Customs registration
service, can obtain GACC number for overseas exporters and manufacturers within 1~2 week.
If you have subscribed our Annual Membership, you can get a
50% discount for GACC registration.
Before exporting to China, many kinds of goods need to apply for Pre-market Approval from the Chinese Government Agency.
These Pre-market Approval process usually need a few weeks, months, or even years, So you need to arrange in advance before shipping.
Otherwise, without such Approval, even if the goods have arrived at the China Customs, they will not be cleared normally, and the goods will be detained in the port till get such approval, or even be returned, causing you huge losses.
Since Aug 1, 2018, China Customs has used new 13-digits
HS code for Customs Declaration;
If use incorrect HS codes for China Customs declaration,
will resulting in the Customs Clearance failed, Cause additional
Clearance time, more storage costs, substantial fines ,
administrative penalties, even face Civil or Criminal