• November 27, 2019
  • WTO

Malaysia | Prohibition of Using Expression "Free from palm oil"

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Title of document
Draft Trade Description Regulations (Prohibition of Using Expression or Indication Used in The Course of Trade or Business) 2019. (3 page(s), in English; 3 page(s), in Malay)

The proposed new regulation is to prohibit the usage of expression or indication such as "Does not contain palm oil" or "Free from palm oil" or any other similar expression or indication in any advertisement including food label, notice, catalog or pricing list.

Notifying member: Malaysia


Objective tag
Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection

Prevention of discriminative labelling.


Agency responsible
Enforcement Division Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Level 2 & 3, No. 13, Persiaran Perdana Presint 2 Federal Government Administrative Centre 62623 Federal Territory Putrajaya, Malaysia Tel: +603-88826321 Fax: +603-88825991 E-mail: [email protected]


  • Submission: 25/11/2019
  • Reception: 25/11/2019
  • Distribution: 25/11/2019
  • Final date for comments: 24/01/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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