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Last updated: October 14th 2021

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health)

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers to submit information on cigarette ingredients to Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health) before a product is placed on the market or when any modification is made.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the contents and/or ingredients used in the manufacture of their cigarettes.

Disclosure by manufacturers and importers of cigarettes to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health)

Analysis

The law requires manufacturers and importers to submit information on cigarette emissions to Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health) before a product is placed on the market or when any modification is made.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in that it requires disclosure by manufacturers and importers to government authorities of information on the emissions of their cigarettes.

Law Source, Section
Secs. 14(1)-(3); 15; 21

Disclosed information readily available to the public

Required
Regulatory Authority:

Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health)

Analysis

The law requires that Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health) make the information received, with the exception of trade secrets, publicly available on a website where information can be searched only through individual searches using as search criterion the name of the product or the name or business/corporate identity.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 10 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Partial Guidelines in requiring that disclosed information on contents and emissions be made readily available to the public.

Law Source, Section