Policy - Commission Directive 2006/141/EC of 22 December 2006 on infant formulae and follow-on formulae and amending Directive 1999/21/EC Text with EEA relevance

January 2007
End year:
July 2015
Published by:
The Commission of the European Communities
Published year:
December 2006
Is the policy document adopted?:
Adopted year:
December 2006
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition


Legislation Details

Article 1

This Directive is a "specific Directive" within the meaning of Article 4(1) of Directive 89/398/EEC and lays down compositional and labelling requirements for infant formulae and follow-on formulae intended for use by infants in good health in the Community.

It also provides for Member States to give effect to principles and aims of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes dealing with marketing, information and responsibilities of health authorities.

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Further notes: 

Scope of the Code: infant formula and follow-on formula intended for use by infants in good health 0-12 months of age

Revision log

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