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Banned products

Banned products are simply not acceptable in Rwanda. In this case Rwanda Bureau Of Standards implements the Government policy.

Banned products include

  • Plastic polythene bags
  • Tiger head batteries
  • Cosmetics containing hydroquinone, mercury and cortisones  (hormonal preparations).
These are however accepted as long as they are imported by a recognized pharmacist having the right to import such products

  • Poultry and poultry products

see also
Consumers International
www.consumersinternational.
org

Uganda Consumers' Protection Association (UCPA)
http://ucpa.eac-quality.net

Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA)
www.tfda.or.tz

Uganda National Bureau of Standards list of certified products as at April 2010