Labeling

Learn how to label your products in the proper manner to meet with guidelines. 

Labeling CBD products can be a challenge for producers and even more so for consumers to understand. There is a lot of content required by various federal and state bodies and on some level a lack of consistency. One of the most critical elements is a QR code that will lead to 3rd party testing. Surprisingly not always required. One of the other considerations is for CBD food products and the requirement for nutritional information. One of the best graphics that will outline requirements is the following from Avery, General guidelines include: 

  • Do not make any false or misleading claims of treating or preventing disease. The FDA has already sent warning letters to companies selling CBD products that have made these false claims.
  • Properly display your label information (See 6 items below) and make sure it’s legible.
  • Do not violate the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970.

 

For more information: https://www.avery.com/blog/cbd-label-requirements-what-you-need-on-your-cbd-labels/

FDA is aware that some companies are marketing products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and that may put the health and safety of consumers at risk. A great resource is available on the FDA website:

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/public-health-focus/fda-regulation-cannabis-and-cannabis-derived-products-including-cannabidiol-cbd

For CBD food products the following is required: 

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