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European Union (Natural Mineral Waters, Spring Waters and Other Waters in Bottles or Containers) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 282 of 2016).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Mineral water Packaging/labelling Standards Potable water Water abstraction
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations set down requirements in relation to bottled waters, in particular natural mineral waters, spring waters and other waters. They give effect to EU legislation in this field. They apply to bottled waters intended to be placed on the market in a Member State. Where natural mineral waters are extracted within the State or imported into the State from a country that is not a Member State, recognition be carried out by the Authority or an official agency. A person shall not— (a) market any natural mineral waters unless the provisions of these Regulations are complied with, (b) use the description “natural mineral waters” in the marketing of any products which are not natural mineral waters within the meaning of Regulation 4(2), (c) exploit natural mineral water springs other than in accordance with Annex II to Directive 2009/54/EC, or (d) package natural mineral waters other than in accordance with Annex II to Directive 2009/54/EC. The Regulations also concern packaging and labelling of mineral waters.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Standards, Water supply, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Directive 2003/40/EC establishing the list, concentration limits and labelling requirements for the constituents of natural mineral waters and the conditions for using ozone-enriched air for the treatment of natural mineral waters and spring waters.

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Mineral water, Standards, Packaging/labelling, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 115/2010 laying down the conditions for use of activated alumina for the removal of fluoride from natural mineral waters and spring waters.

Legislation | European Union | 2010

Keyword: Potable water, Mineral water, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

European Communities (Natural Mineral Waters, Spring Waters and Other Waters in Bottles or Containers) Regulations, 2007 (S.I. No. 225 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Mineral water, Packaging/labelling, Standards, Potable water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

European Union (Natural Mineral Waters, Spring Waters and Other Waters in Bottles or Containers) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 55 of 2020).

Legislation | Ireland | 2020

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Mineral water, Inspection, Standards, Potable water, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX