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ISO TS 211:2014 pdf free

ISO TS 211:2014 pdf free.Essential oils一General rules for labelling and marking of containers
This Technical Specification specifies the general rules for labelling and marking of containers for essential oils to enable the identification of the contents.
For the purposes of this document, the fllowing terms and definitions apply.
process that permits the identification and characterization of the contents of a container by means of a label, a necklace, an inscription, etc, which does not form part of the container
process that permits the identification and characterization of the contents of a container by means of a mark, a stamp, a picture, which forms part of the container
Because the labels may be totally or partially destroyed, marking is preferred, particularly for large volume containers, e.g. barrels, tins.
However, labels may be convenient for small containers which are used to contain reference samples or test samples.
Material from which the labels are manufactured shall be sufficiently durable to withstand the transport conditions.
The labels shall be fixed by means of a process which renders their replacement impossible, as well as prevent their subsequent use for other purposes.
The marking shall be affixed directly on the container by a process which makes it durable and indelible.
Labelling and/or marking shall bear the following statements:
a) the commercial name of the essential oil, botanical name (Latin name including the botanical authority) of the plant, and part of the plant from which it is obtained;[4]
b) the name or trade name and the address of the manufacturer or the distributor;
c) the production process or any particular treatment: distillation, fractionation, expression, etc;
d) the percentage of the main constituent if the commercial value of the essential oil depends on it;
e) the gross weight, tare, and net weight;
f) the specific conditions of preservation (such as storage temperature), whether the essential oil has been decanted and the instructions for use;
g) the batch number or the manufacturing date which provides all information about the origin and the method of production of the essential oil, in case of dispute or non-conformity with the specifications;
h) the country of origin or the provenance;
i) the symbols and the indications of hazards relating to the substance and the indications of the particular risks (following the national or international regulations in force in the countries);[1][2]
i) the flash point for storage, if any, in a place reserved for flammable products;
k) for essential oils for human consumption:
– the shelf-life date up until which the essential oil retains all its properties;[3]
– if need be, the component or component group content, the addition of which is quantitatively limited in food products, following regulations in force in the countries, or any other indication allowing the purchaser to comply with these regulations.ISO TS 211 pdf download.

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