Policy - Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and Infant foods (Regulation of production, supply and distribution) Act 1992 (IMS Act)

Published by:
Government of India
Published year:
Is the policy document adopted?:
Adopted year:
December 1992
Adopted by:
Government of India
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition


Legislation Details

An Act to provide for the regulation of production, supply and distribution of infant milk substitutes, feeding bottles and infant food, with a view to the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and ensuring the proper use of infant foods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.


WHO (2013) Country implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Status report 2011 (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/statusreport2011...). WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010.

Further notes: 

Scope of the Code: 0-24 months of age

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