The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has ordered that the information of 76 categories of consumer goods must be printed on the containers and wrappers in Sinhala, Tamil and English from August 1.
According to the Extraordinary Gazette 2156/16 the Consumer Affairs Authority directs all manufacturers, importers, distributors and traders that relevant information should be legibly printed in three languages on all packs, containers or wrappers of the goods specified in these 76 categories.
The following information must be specified by manufacturers.
Maximum Retail Price
Date of Expiry
Date of Manufacturer
Country of Origin/Country of manufacturer
Date of Repacking (Products which are imported in bulk and repacked or products manufactured and packed in bulk and