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National Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, Breastmilk Supplement and Other Related Products (The Milk Code)
Local Title:
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Country/Region:
Philippines
Competent Authority:
Department of Health
Type:
Regulation
Status:
In force
Release Date:
1986-10-28
Implementation Date:
1986-11-27
Applicable Scope:
Infant formula food
Document
Language Source Title Access
EN
Official Executive Order No. 51 adopting a National Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, Breastmilk Supplement and Other Related Products (EN)
Summary

This regulation is applicable to breastmilk substitutes, including infant formula; other milk.
It includes: 

  • title

  • aim of the code

  • scope of the code

  • definition of terms

  • information and education

  • the general public and mothers

  • health care system

  • health workers

  • containers/labels

  • quality

  • implementation and monitoring

  • sanctions

  • repealing clause

  • separability clause

  • effectivity

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