Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities), (Second Amendment) Rules 2022


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    • Recently, the Union govt. has amended the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) 2011 Rules. 

    About The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities), (Second Amendment) Rules 2022

    • It has allowed the electronic products to declare certain mandatory declarations through the QR Code for a period of one year, if not declared in the package itself.
      • Earlier, all the pre-packaged commodities including the electronic products were required to declare all the mandatory declarations as per the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities), Rules 2011 on the package. 
    •  The amendment will allow the industry to declare the information in digital form through the QR Code.
      • It will allow important declarations to be declared effectively on the label in the package while the other descriptive information can be conveyed to the Consumer through the QR Code.


    • To improve ease of doing business and reduce the compliance burden for the electronic industries.