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Directive 2009/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 on the exploitation and marketing of natural mineral waters (Recast) (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.(1.) This Directive concerns waters extracted from the ground of...

  3. Article 2.Member States shall take the measures necessary to ensure that...

  4. Article 3.Natural mineral water springs may be exploited and their waters...

  5. Article 4.(1.) Natural mineral water, in its state at source, may...

  6. Article 5.(1.) The revivable total colony count of a natural mineral...

  7. Article 6.Any containers used for packaging natural mineral waters shall be...

  8. Article 7.(1.) The sales description of natural mineral waters shall be...

  9. Article 8.(1.) The name of a locality, hamlet or place may...

  10. Article 9.(1.) It shall be prohibited, both on packaging or labels...

  11. Article 10.Member States shall adopt the measures necessary to ensure that...

  12. Article 11.(1.) Where a Member State has detailed grounds for considering...

  13. Article 12.The following measures shall be adopted by the Commission: limits...

  14. Article 13.Any decision likely to have an effect on public health...

  15. Article 14.(1.) The Commission shall be assisted by the Standing Committee...

  16. Article 15.This Directive shall not apply to natural mineral waters intended...

  17. Article 16.Directive 80/777/EEC, as amended by the acts listed in Annex...

  18. Article 17.This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day...

  19. Article 18.This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

  20. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      1. I. DEFINITION

        1. 1. ‘Natural mineral water’ means microbiologically wholesome water, within the meaning...

        2. 2. The characteristics referred to in point 1, which may give...

        3. 3. The composition, temperature and other essential characteristics of natural mineral...

      2. II. REQUIREMENTS AND CRITERIA FOR APPLYING THE DEFINITION

        1. 1.1. Requirements for geological and hydrological surveys

        2. 1.2. Requirements for physical, chemical and physico-chemical surveys

        3. 1.3. Criteria for microbiological analyses at source

        4. 1.4. Requirements for clinical and pharmacological analyses

          1. 1.4.1. The analyses, which shall be carried out in accordance with...

          2. 1.4.2. The establishment of the consistency and concordance of a substantial...

      3. III. SUPPLEMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS RELATING TO EFFERVESCENT NATURAL MINERAL WATERS

    2. ANNEX II

      CONDITIONS FOR EXPLOITATION AND MARKETING OF NATURAL MINERAL WATER

      1. 1. Exploitation of a natural mineral water spring shall be subject...

      2. 2. Equipment for exploiting the water shall be so installed as...

      3. 3. Where it is found during exploitation that the natural mineral...

      4. 4. The responsible authority in the country of origin shall carry...

    3. ANNEX III

    4. ANNEX IV

      1. PART A

      2. PART B

    5. ANNEX V

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