Announcement of the Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission on Issuing the Production Standards and Setting Specifications (Trial) of Shenzhen’s Alcoholic Beverage and Carbonated Beverage Health Reminder Labels
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   According to Article 47 of the”Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Health Regulations”, our committee has organized and formulated the”Shenzhen City Alcoholic Beverage and Carbonated Beverage Health Reminder Label Production Standard and Specification (Trial)”, which is hereby announced.
   City Health Commission
   December 31, 2020
  Shenzhen City Alcoholic Beverage and Carbonated Beverage Health Reminder Label Making Standard and Setting Specification (Trial)
  Alcoholic beverage health reminder logo
  1. Types of health reminders for alcoholic beverages
   (1) Drinks contain an alcohol mark.
   (2) It is prohibited to sell alcoholic beverage labels to minors.
  Second, the core elements of the health reminder logo of alcoholic beverages
   (1) Alcoholic beverage reminder symbol:The alcoholic beverage reminder symbol takes the shape of a wine bottle as the main body, and the shape of the wine bottle is clearly marked with”alcohol content> 0.5%vol”.
   (2) Alcoholic beverage prompts:”These products contain alcohol” and”Excessive alcohol use is harmful to health”.
   (3) Prohibition of the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors:reminders of alcoholic beverages and warning signs of prohibition of sales.
  (4) Warnings for prohibiting the sale of alcohol to minors:”Selling alcohol to minors is prohibited”.
   (5) Penalty limit for violations:”Penalty for violation is ¥5000-30000″.
  (6) Government supervision and complaint hotline:”Shenzhen People’s Government Supervision and Complaint Hotline 12345 (Complaint hotline 12345)”.
  3. Requirements for the production and setting of health reminder labels for alcoholic beverages
   (1) The label of beverages containing alcohol shall contain”alcoholic beverage reminder symbol” and”alcoholic beverage reminder”.
   (2) The sign prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors should contain”prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors”,”prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors”,”violation penalty” and”government supervision” Complaint hotline”.
   (3) Alcoholic beverage sellers shall set up signs on the shelves or counters that the beverage contains alcohol and signs prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors.
   (4) The setting of the health reminder logo for alcoholic beverages is based on the principle that the audience can be notified in a timely and effective manner. People with normal vision can be clearly visible from 2 meters away. The print size is not limited, and the logo can be horizontal or vertical.
  Carbonated beverage health reminder logo
  1. Types of carbonated beverage health reminders
   (1) Children and adolescents do not drink or drink less sugary drinks.
   (2) The mark of daily added sugar intake limit.
   (3) Long-term excessive intake of added sugar health reminder label.
  Second, the core element of carbonated beverage health reminder logo
   (1) Do not drink or drink less sugary drinks reminder symbol:Do not drink or drink less sugary drinks reminder symbol with a refusal gesture as the main body, and mark the beverage bottle and sugar cubes on the palm, as well as the sugar content of sugary drinks .
   (2) Reminder symbol of daily added sugar intake limit:The reminder symbol of daily added sugar intake limit is based on the gesture of refusal, and the palm of the palm is marked with sugar cubes and daily added sugar limit of 50 grams.
   (3) Long-term excessive intake of added sugar health reminder symbol:reminder of daily intake of added sugar over 50 grams, dental caries and obesity figures.
   (4) Children and adolescents do not drink or drink less sugary drinks tips:”Children and adolescents are recommended to drink little or no sugary drinks””Drink plenty of water, Drink plenty of water. Sugary drinks are not a replacement of drinking water.”
   (5) Tips for daily added sugar intake limit:”Chinese Dietary Guidelines recommends:Adults should not exceed 50 grams of added sugar intake per person per day, preferably less than 25 grams (Chinese Dietary Guidelines recommend adults to reduce their daily intake of added sugar to less than 50 grams, and preferably to under 25 grams)”.
  (6) Long-term excessive intake of added sugars health tips:”Overconsumption of added sugars over a sustained period of time can lead to dental caries and obesity)”.
  3. Requirements for making and setting up health reminder logo for carbonated drinks
   (1) The label of children and adolescents not or less sugary beverages should include”not or less sugary drinks reminder symbol” and”children and adolescents not or less sugary drinks reminder”.
   (2) The logo of the daily added sugar intake limit shall include the”Daily Added Sugar Intake Limit Reminder Symbol” and”Daily Added Sugar Intake Limit Reminder”.
   (3) Long-term excessive intake of added sugar health reminder label should include”long-term excessive intake of added sugar health reminder symbol” and”long-term excessive intake of added sugar health reminder”.
   (4) Sellers of carbonated beverages shall set up signs on the shelves or counters for children and adolescents not to or less sugary beverages, signs for daily added sugar intake limits, and signs for long-term excessive intake of added sugars.
   (5) The setting of the carbonated beverage health reminder logo is based on the principle that the audience can be informed in a timely and effective manner. The person with normal vision can be clearly visible from 2 meters away. The print size is not limited, and the logo can be horizontal or vertical.
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