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Cabinet Regulation No. 696 of 2015 on Edible Salt

Type of law

The Regulation prescribes the mandatory safety, quality and classification requirements for edible salt, and requirements for its additional marking; and the procedures for the distribution of iodised salt and the cases when it is used in food production. Such edible salt may be distributed in Latvia which is legally produced or released in circulation in a European Union Member State or Turkey, or is produced in a European Economic Area State. The edible salt is a product containing at least 97 % of crystalline sodium chloride. The edible salt is obtained from the sea, natural brine solutions or underground rock salt deposits. The Regulation further provides for mandatory safety and quality requirements for edible salt; and requirements for the marking of edible salt.
Date of text
Serial Imprint
Latvijas V stnesis, 242, 10.12.2015
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Ministru kabineta noteikumi Nr. 696 2015.gada Noteikumi par p rtik lietojamu s li