Ghana Sets Mandatory Certification for Some High-Risk Goods

March 29, 2019


The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) informs that from January 1, 2019 high-risk products must be tested and inspected under the applicable standards of their country of origin and get a certificate of conformity prior to import to Ghana.


The following types of products that can be referred to the high-risk products:


1. Toys, games, and sports equipment

2. Electrical and electronic products

3. Chemical products (except household chemical substances)

4. Mechanical materials and gas appliances

5. Pulp of wood, paper, and paperboard

6. Furniture (wood and metal base items)

7. Construction Materials

8. Fuel/ petroleum products

9. Textile, textile items, and leatherwear

10. Mining equipment and parts

11. Glass and glassware

The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.


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