Labeling Requirements

The following table summarizes the labeling requirements in various countries. For more details, click on the country name. Information contained in this table is provided only as a guide. It is important to check the appropriate authorities to confirm current labeling requirements.

Please note that the red text indicates compulsory requirements and that "N/A" indicates that information is not available.
Country
Language
Fiber Content
Origin
Care
Manufacturer/ Importer Info.
Size
AlgeriaArabicMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AOptional
AlbaniaAlbanianN/AN/AN/AEitherMandatory
AngolaPortugueseN/AN/AN/AMandatoryN/A
ArgentinaSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryImporterMandatory
ArmeniaArmenianOptionalMandatoryOptionalManufacturerOptional
AustraliaEnglishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AOptional
AustriaGermanMandatoryOptionalMandatoryOptionalOptional
AzerbaijanN/AN/AMandatoryN/AMandatoryN/A
BahamasEnglishN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BahrainArabicMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
BangladeshEnglish or BanglaMandatoryMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
BarbadosEnglishN/AMandatoryMandatoryManufacturer / SupplierMandatory
BelgiumDutch, French or GermanMandatoryN/AOptionalN/AN/A
BelizeEnglishN/AMandatoryN/AManufacturerN/A
BeninN/AN/AMandatoryN/AManufacturer
BermudaEnglishMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
Bosnia & HerzegovinaBosnian, Croatian, and SerbianN/AMandatoryN/AImporterN/A
BrazilPortugueseMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerMandatory
BulgariaBulgarian, English, French, or GermanN/AOptionalN/AN/AOptional
CambodiaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
CameroonFrench and EnglishN/AMandatoryN/AManufacturerN/A
CanadaEnglish and FrenchMandatoryMandatoryOptionalEitherOptional
ChileSpanishN/AMandatoryOptionalN/AMetric
ChinaChineseMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerMandatory
ColombiaSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryBothMandatory
Congo, Republic ofFrenchN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Costa RicaSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
Cote d'IvoireFrenchN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
CroatiaCroatianMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryImporterMandatory
CyprusGreekMandatoryN/AMandatoryN/AN/A
Czech RepublicCzechMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
DenmarkDanish Norwegian or SwedishMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
Dominican RepublicSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
EcuadorSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
EgyptArabicMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerMandatory
El SalvadorSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
EthiopiaN/AN/AN/AN/AManufacturerN/A
EstoniaEstonianMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
European Unionsee member country requirementsMandatorysee member country requirementssee member country requirementssee member country requirementssee member country requirements
FijiN/AMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerN/A
FinlandFinnish & SwedishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherOptional
FranceFrenchMandatoryN/AOptionalEitherOptional
GabonFrenchN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GhanaEnglishMandatoryN/AN/AManufacturerN/A
GermanyGermanMandatoryN/AOptionalN/AN/A
GreeceGreekMandatoryN/AN/AManufacturerN/A
GuatemalaSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
GuyanaMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerMandatory
HondurasSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
Hong KongOptionalOptional OptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
HungaryHungarianMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
IcelandIcelandic, English, or another Nordic language (not Finnish)MandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
IndiaEnglish and HindiMandatoryMandatoryOptionalBothMandatory
IndonesiaIndonesianOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
IrelandEnglishMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
IsraelHebrewMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryImporterMandatory
ItalyItalianMandatoryN/AN/AEitherN/A
JamaicaEnglishN/AMandatoryN/AEitherN/A
JapanJapaneseMandatoryN/AMandatoryEitherOptional
JordanArabicN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
KazakhstanKazakh and RussianMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerOptional
KosovoAlbanian and SerbianN/AMandatoryN/AImporterN/A
KuwaitArabic or Arabic/English N/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
LatviaLatvianMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
LebanonArabic, French or EnglishN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
LiberiaEnglishN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
LithuaniaLithuanianMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
LuxembourgFrench, German or LuxembourgishMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
MacedoniaMacedonian and AlbanianN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
MalaysiaBahasa Malay or English N/AN/AN/AImporterN/A
MaltaMaltese or EnglishMandatoryOptionalOptionalN/AOptional
MexicoSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
MoldovaRomanianN/AMandatoryN/AEitherN/A
MoroccoArabic and FrenchMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryOptionalMandatory
NepalN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
NetherlandsDutchMandatoryOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
New ZealandEnglishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AOptional
NicaraguaSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
NigeriaEnglishN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
NorwayNorwegianMandatoryOptionalMandatoryN/AOptional
OmanArabic or Arabic/English N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
PakistanEnglish or UrduOptionalMandatoryOptionalManufacturerOptional
PanamaSpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
ParaguaySpanishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryBothMandatory
PeruSpanishMandatoryMandatoryN/ABothN/A
PhilippinesEnglish or Filipino MandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerOptional
PolandPolishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerMandatory
PortugalPortugueseMandatoryOptionalOptionalImporterN/A
QatarArabicMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
RomaniaRomanian, multilingualMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AOptional
RussiaRussianMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
RwandaEnglish, French, or KinyarwandaN/AN/AN/AEitherN/A
Saudi ArabiaArabic and EnglishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
SenegalFrenchN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SerbiaSerbianMandatoryMandatoryN/AEitherN/A
SingaporeEnglish OptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Slovak RepublicSlovakMandatoryN/AN/AN/AN/A
SloveniaSloveneMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
South AfricaMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AN/A
South KoreaKoreanMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerOptional
SpainSpanish, multilingualMandatoryOptionalMandatoryImporterN/A
SwazilandN/AN/AMandatoryN/AN/AN/A
SwedenSwedishMandatoryOptionalOptionalN/AN/A
SwitzerlandGerman, French, or ItalianOptionalOptionalOptionalN/AOptional
SyriaN/AN/AMandatoryN/AManufacturerOptional
Taiwantraditional Chinese charactersMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryImporterMandatory
TajikistanTajikMandatoryMandatoryN/AManufacturerN/A
ThailandThai MandatoryMandatoryMandatoryN/AMandatory
Trinidad & TobagoMandatoryMandatoryN/AEitherN/A
TunisiaArabic and French or EnglishMandatoryOptionalOptionalN/AOptional
TurkeyTurkishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherMandatory
UgandaStandardStandard
UkraineN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
UruguaySpanishN/AMandatoryMandatoryBothMandatory
UzbekistanUzbek and RussianN/AN/AN/AManufacturerN/A
UAEArabic or Arabic/English OptionalMandatoryOptionalN/AMandatory
United KingdomEnglish, multilingualMandatoryOptionalOptionalN/AOptional
USAEnglishMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryEitherOptional
VenezuelaSpanish MandatoryMandatoryMandatoryImporterMandatory
VietnamVietnameseMandatoryMandatoryMandatoryManufacturerOptional