The requirements of the General Standard for the Labelling of Prepackaged Foods (CXS 1-1985) and of the
Guidelines on Nutrition Labelling (CXG 2-1985) apply to this standard.
7.1 Name of the food
The name of the fish oil shall conform to the descriptions given in Section 2 of this Standard. For salmon oil the label shall specify the source of the raw material (wild or farmed).
7.2 Labelling on non-retail containers
Information on the above labelling requirements shall be given either on the container or in accompanying documents, except that the name of the food, lot identification and the name and address of the manufacturer or packer shall appear on the container.
However, lot identification and the name and address of the manufacturer or packer may be replaced by an identification mark, provided that such a mark is clearly identifiable with the accompanying documents.
For crude fish oils and crude fish liver oils the label shall indicate that these oils are intended for human consumption only after they have undergone further processing.
7.3 Other labelling requirements
For fish liver oils (Sections 2.3 and 2.4) the content in vitamin A and vitamin D, naturally present or restored, shall be given if required by country of retail sale.
For all fish oils covered by this Standard the content of EPA and DHA shall be given if required by country of retail sale.