2018/0447/B
EC/EFTA
BE Belgien
  • X40M - Etikettierung und Werbung
2018-12-11
2018-09-13

Standardised packets

Ministerial Decree on the conditions of neutrality and standardisation for unit packets and outer packaging of cigarettes, rolling tobacco and waterpipe tobacco

The Royal Decree on standardised packets aims to standardise the presentation of packets of cigarettes, rolling tobacco and waterpipe tobacco. This regulation (Ministerial Decree hereinafter referred to as ‘MD’) lays down the requirements for the appearance and content of the different unit packets in more detail.

Article 1 defines the scope of the MD.

Article 2 determines the colour of the unit packets and outer packaging.

Article 3 concerns the provisions relating to the wording of the trade name, manufacturer’s contact details and barcode.

Article 4 concerns the provisions relating to the interior of unit packets and the outer packaging.

Article 5 concerns the provisions relating to paper for cigarettes and rolling tobacco.

Article 6 addresses the aluminium foil lid.

Article 7 addresses the unit packets of cigarette tubes and cigarette papers.