Non Tariff Measures

Packaging Requirements

ATR Reference: Packaging requirements
UN Code: A33
NTM Type: Packaging Requirements

Issuing Agency

Department of Finance
  • 4F PCA Annex Building, Elliptical Road, Quezon City
  • 83244718, 89299597, 74559493
  • 89298074


Fish and fishery/aquatic products must be packed under hygienic conditions to preclude contamination from lubricants, oils, fuels or any hazardous substances. Packaging materials shall not impair the sensory attributes of the fishery products and shall not transmit harmful substances. Packaging materials used for fresh fish held under ice should be provided with adequate drainage for melted water.