Codex Alimentarius

Codes and Standards relevant to bottled water:

  • Codex Standard for Natural Mineral Waters (108 - 1981 adopted 1981, amendment 2001, revisions 1997, 2008)
  • Recommended International Code of Hygienic Practice for the Collecting, Processing and Marketing of Natural Mineral Waters ( CAC/RCP 33-1985, revised 2011)
  • General Standard for Bottled/Packaged Drinking Waters (other than Natural Mineral Waters) (227-2001)
  • Code of Hygienic Practice for Bottled/Packaged Drinking Waters(other than Natural Mineral Waters) (CAC/RCP 48-2001)


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