Prepacked products

Prepackages (or packages prepared in advance) and their contents must indicate in the labelling the weight or volume they contain using a harmonised format, taking account of specific metrological conditions (Council Directive 76/211/EEC).

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Link retrieved/verified on: 03/03/2016

Organisation: EU Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Government organisation

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Main area addressed by this resource: Alternative pack formats, Compliance, Consumers, Data, Legislation, Producer responsibility, Regulations & standards, Technical background

Information type: Website information pages, Detailed information, Guidance, Information sheet, Regulation

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed


Packaging types: Labels

Product/sector focus: Food & drink

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Compliance: EU requirements, Labelling, Policies, Regulations, Standards

Audience: Designers, Manufacturers, Packers, Those who spec packaging


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