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  • January 28, 2022
  • WTO

Rwanda | DRS 491: 2022, Labelling of chemicals— Requirements

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Title of document
DRS 491: 2022, Labelling of chemicals— Requirements (11 page(s), in English)

This Draft Rwanda Standard specifies the requirements for the labelling of chemicals. It applies to pure substances and their dilute solutions and to mixtures, to hazardous substance or mixture includes pictograms, signal words, hazard statements, precautionary statements, and supplemental statements. It does not include requirements for testing substances or mixtures. It does not apply to medical or veterinary products, cosmetics, munitions or explosives, pesticides, waste and foodstuffs or animal feedstuffs in the finished stage.

Notifying member: Rwanda


Objective tag
Consumer information, labelling; Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection; Protection of human health or safety; Protection of the environment; Quality requirements; Reducing trade barriers and facilitating trade; Cost saving and productivity enhancement


Agency responsible
Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) KK 15 Rd, 49 P.O.BOX 7099, Kigali, Rwanda Tel: +250 788303492 Email: [email protected] Website:


  • Submission: 21/01/2022
  • Reception: 21/01/2022
  • Distribution: 21/01/2022
  • Final date for comments: 22/03/2022
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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