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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2019-02-11 09:50 UTC (NompumeleloM@daff.gov.za)
Date of publication
2019-02-11 09:50 UTC (NompumeleloM@daff.gov.za)

General Information
  • South Africa
Title of document
Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972)
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Plants
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
Regulates the labelling of Foodstuffs obtained through Certain Techniques of Genetic Modification.
Document details
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Department of Health
Civitas Building, 222 Thabo Sehume Street
Pretoria, Gauteng
South Africa, 0001
Phone:+27 12 395 8800/8799
Fax:+27 12395 8854