Regulations on the administration of iodization of

2022-08-10
  • Detail

Regulations on the administration of iodization of salt to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency (promulgated by order No. 163 of the State Council on August 23, 1994, and implemented as of October 1, 1994)

Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1 These Regulations are formulated in order to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency and protect the health of citizens

Article 2 the harm of iodine deficiency refers to endemic goiter, endemic cretinism and potential damage to children's intellectual development caused by environmental iodine deficiency and insufficient iodine intake by citizens

Article 3 to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency, the State adopts comprehensive prevention and control measures based on the long-term supply of iodized salt (hereinafter referred to as iodized salt)

Article 4 the health administration department of the State Council is responsible for the prevention and control of iodine deficiency hazards and the health supervision and administration of iodized salt; The salt industry authority authorized by the State Council (hereinafter referred to as the salt industry authority of the State Council) is responsible for the supervision and administration of iodized salt processing and market supply throughout the country

Article 5 people's governments at all levels shall incorporate the work of iodizing salt to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency into the local national economic and social development plan, and organize the implementation

The relevant departments of the people's governments at or above the county level shall, in accordance with the division of responsibilities, cooperate closely and jointly do a good job in iodizing salt to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency

Article 6 the State encourages and supports scientific research and the promotion of advanced technology in the field of iodization of salt to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency

reward units and individuals that have made remarkable achievements in the work of iodizing salt to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency. Chapter II processing, transportation and storage of iodized salt Article 7 salt enterprises engaged in the processing of iodized salt shall be designated by the salt industry authorities of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government, and shall be reported to the salt industry authority under the State Council for approval after obtaining the health license from the administrative department of health of the people's government at the same level

Article 8 table salt and potassium iodate used for processing iodized salt must meet national health standards. The amount of potassium iodate in iodized salt shall be determined by the administrative department of health under the State Council

Article 9 iodized salt must pass quality inspection before leaving the factory. Iodized salt that does not meet the specified content standard shall not leave the factory

Article 10 iodized salt must be packed before leaving the factory. The package of iodized salt shall be clearly marked with the name, address, iodized amount, batch number, production date and storage method of the processing enterprise

Article 11 iodized salt is a national key transportation material. The railway and transportation departments must deliver in time in accordance with the annual and monthly transportation plans submitted by the salt industry authorities of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government

the means of transportation and handling of iodized salt must meet the health requirements, and must not be loaded and mixed with toxic and harmful substances

Article 12 enterprises engaged in wholesale business of iodized salt and units and individuals engaged in retail business of iodized salt in areas with inconvenient transportation shall maintain a reasonable stock of iodized salt in accordance with the provisions of the salt industry authorities of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government. Iodized salt and non iodized salt shall be stored in separate warehouses or stacks at the storage site to ensure sun protection, dryness, safety and hygiene

Article 13 the purchase cost of iodine and various expenses incurred by salt enterprises due to iodization shall be implemented in accordance with the relevant provisions of the state. Chapter III supply of iodized salt Article 14 the administrative departments of health of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government shall be responsible for delimiting the scope of iodine deficiency areas (hereinafter referred to as iodine deficiency areas), which shall be reported to the administrative department of health under the state Council and the salt industry authority under the State Council for the record after being approved by the people's government at the same level. Article 15 the state gives priority to ensuring the supply of iodized salt to residents in iodine deficient areas; In addition to areas with high iodine, iodized salt will be gradually supplied to the whole people

for iodine deficient areas with inconsistent economic and administrative regions, the supply of iodized salt should be organized according to the salt industry transportation and marketing channels

iodized salt must be used in foods and non-staple foods produced and sold in iodine deficient areas where edible salt needs to be added

Article 16 iodized salt sold in iodine deficient areas must reach the specified iodine content, and non iodized salt and unqualified iodized salt are prohibited from entering the edible salt market in iodine deficient areas

for iodine deficient areas that cannot supply iodized salt temporarily, non iodized salt can be temporarily supplied with the approval of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government; However, the administrative departments of health under the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government should take other preventive measures for iodine supplementation

non iodized salt and non edible salt required by seasonal household industry, agriculture, sideline industry and construction industry in iodine deficient areas shall be organized and supplied by the salt industry authority of the people's government at or above the county level

Article 17 enterprises engaged in wholesale business of iodized salt shall be examined and approved by the salt industry authorities of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government

iodized salt wholesale enterprises shall purchase from iodized salt processing enterprises approved by the salt industry authority of the State Council. Units and individuals engaged in the retail business of iodized salt shall purchase iodized salt from iodized salt wholesale enterprises, and shall not purchase iodized salt from units and individuals without approval

Article 18 when purchasing iodized salt from iodized salt processing enterprises with electromagnetic shielding materials and solutions: components made of Ultramid polyamide (PA) and elastolit polyurethane (PU) can achieve electromagnetic shielding performance, iodized salt wholesale enterprises shall ask for iodization certificates, and iodized salt processing enterprises shall ensure to provide them

Article 19 iodized salt sold by iodized salt retail units shall be small packages and shall comply with the relevant provisions of these regulations. The measures for the administration of iodized salt retail shall be formulated by the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government according to the implementation

Article 20 in order to prevent and control diseases, the addition of other nutritional fortifiers or drugs to iodized salt at the same time must be approved by the administrative department of health and the salt industry authority of the people's Government of the province, autonomous region or municipality directly under the central government, and the scope of sales must be clearly defined

if it is not suitable to eat iodized salt for the treatment of diseases, it shall purchase non iodized salt from the unit designated by the salt industry authority of the local people's government with the certificate issued by the medical institution designated by the health administration department of the local people's government at the county level. Article 21 the health administrative departments of local people's governments at or above the county level are responsible for the health supervision of iodizing salt to eliminate the harm of iodine deficiency and the health supervision of iodized salt and the evaluation of the prevention and control effect; The salt industry authorities of local people's governments at or above the county level are responsible for the supervision and administration of iodized salt processing and market supply in their respective regions

Article 22 the administrative departments of public health of the people's governments at or above the county level have the right, in accordance with state regulations, to sample from potassium iodate production enterprises and iodized salt processing and business units and request information related to health monitoring. No unit or individual may refuse, conceal or provide false information

Article 23 when carrying out health supervision and monitoring, health supervisors should take the initiative to show the Supervision Certificate issued by the health administrative department; When performing their duties, salt administrative personnel shall take the initiative to produce certificates issued by the salt industry competent authority. Chapter V penalty provisions

Article 24 If anyone violates the provisions of these regulations and establishes an iodized salt processing enterprise without authorization or engages in the wholesale business of iodized salt without approval, the salt industry competent authority of the people's government at or above the county level shall order him to stop processing or wholesale iodized salt, confiscate all iodized salt and illegal income, and the situation that the greater is evergrander and the stronger is evergrander will appear in a concentrated manner in the next few years, and impose a fine of less than 3 times the value of the salt product

Article 25 If an iodized salt processing enterprise or wholesale enterprise, in violation of the provisions of these regulations, processes or wholesales unqualified iodized salt, the salt industry authority of the people's government at or above the county level shall order it to stop selling and order it to supplement iodine to salt according to the standards prescribed by the state, confiscate its illegal income, and may also impose a fine of less than three times the value of the salt product. If the circumstances are serious, the salt processing enterprise shall be disqualified from iodized salt processing after being reported to and approved by the salt industry authority under the State Council by the salt industry authority of the people's Government of the province, autonomous region or municipality directly under the central government; For wholesale enterprises, the salt industry authorities of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government shall cancel their qualification for iodized salt wholesale

Article 26 If anyone, in violation of the provisions of these regulations, sells substandard iodized salt in the edible salt market in iodine deficient areas or sells non iodized salt without authorization, the salt industry authority of the people's government at or above the county level shall confiscate all the salt products and illegal income he operates, and may also impose a fine on the development trend of automobile parts with a price of less than three times the value of the salt products; If the circumstances are serious enough to constitute a crime, the offender shall be investigated for criminal responsibility according to law

Article 27 Anyone who violates the provisions of these regulations and fails to meet the national health standards in the processing, transportation and operation of iodized salt shall be ordered by the administrative department of health of the people's government at or above the county level to make corrections and may also be fined not more than three times the value of the salt product

Article 28 in case of violation of the provisions of these regulations, the factory iodized salt is not packed or the packaging does not meet the national hygiene standards, the administrative department of health of the people's government at or above the county level shall order it to make corrections and may also impose a fine of less than three times the value of the salt product

Article 29 If anyone, in violation of the provisions of these regulations, adds non iodized salt to the food and non-staple food produced and sold in iodine deficient areas, the administrative department of health of the people's government at or above the county level shall order him to make corrections, confiscate the illegal income, and may also impose a fine of less than one time the value of the product. Article 30 salt for animal husbandry is applicable to these regulations

Article 31 the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government may formulate implementation measures in accordance with these regulations

Article 32 the provisions of the second and third paragraphs of Article 15 and the first and third paragraphs of Article 16 of these Regulations shall apply to the non iodine deficient areas that are determined by the administrative departments of health and the competent salt industry institutions of the people's governments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government to be the areas that should supply iodized salt

Article 33 These Regulations shall enter into force as of October 1, 1994. The Interim Measures for the prevention and treatment of endemic goiter by salt iodization approved and transmitted by the State Council on December 21, 1979 shall be abolished at the same time

Copyright © 2011 JIN SHI