Law of Ukraine

“On Quality and Safety of Food Products and Food Raw Materials”

Date of Entry into Force:
January 24, 1998

This law determines the legal grounds for ensuring quality and safety of food products and food raw materials for health of the population of Ukraine.

According to the Law, it is prohibited to produce, import, sell and use unsafe or dangerous for the health of people food products, food raw materials and accompanying materials in Ukraine.

The following documents certify appropriate quality and safety of food products, food raw materials, and accompanying materials:

  • conformity certificate;

  • declaration of conformity;

  • conclusion of state sanitary epidemiological expertise, certificate for state registration, hygienic certificate;

  • veterinary documents;

  • certificate of quality and quarantine permit.

State regulation of quality and safety of food products and raw materials is carried out by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and authorized central bodies of executive power in the following ways:

  • state regulation of quality and safety indicators for food products, food raw materials and accompanying materials (Article 12);

  • state registration of special food products (Article 13);

  • state registration of normative documents on food products, food raw materials and accompanying materials (Article 14);

  • declaration of conformity of food products, food raw materials and accompanying materials (Article 15);

  • certification of food products, food raw materials, accompanying materials, introduction of production quality and safety control system for these products, raw materials, other materials;

  • establishing a procedure for importing food products, food raw materials and accompanying materials into Ukraine and adherence thereto (Article 16);

  • control over performance of procedures for importing food products, food raw materials and accompanying materials (Article 17).

The law also determines the rights, obligations and responsibilities of producers, sellers (suppliers) as to assurance of appropriate quality and safety of food products and raw materials.
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