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Obtain profoma invoice for food registration
(last modified: 05/12/2019)

Contact details

Entity in charge

Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA), Sub- Head Office

Off Mandela Road, Mabibo - External , Dar es Salaam P.O. Box 77150, Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 450 512 / +255 222 450 751 / +255 800 110 084
Fax: +255 222 450 793
Email: tmda.go.tz, info@tmda.go.tz
Website: https://www.tmda.go.tz/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Food registration customer window

Mon: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
The office is closed during weekend and public holiday.

Person in charge

Food registration officer

Tel: +255 743 110 974
Email: mis@tfda.go.tz

Expected results

TMDA profoma invoice.

Requirements

For low risk foods
1. Application form for low risk food
Application form for low risk food (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of analysis of products (Simple copy)
For high risk for special nutrion purposes
1. Application form for registration of high risk food
Application form for registration of high risk food (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Description of the product
Applicable for food supplement and intended for special medical purposes
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of analysis of products (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Good manufacturing practice (GMP) Certificate (Simple copy)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Stability study report (Simple copy)
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Quality and safety data of a product (Simple copy)
Including ingredients used in the manufacture of the products
For high risk food for general purpose
1. Application form for high risk food for general purpose
Application form for high risk food for general purpose (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of environmental impact assessment. (Simple copy)
For Genetically Modified Foods (GMO)
For all commodities
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Food samples

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. The Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2003
The Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2003
Section 28
2. Tanzania Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (Registration of Food) Regulations, 2011
Tanzania Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (Registration of Food) Regulations, 2011
Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional information

High risk food are foods that have high likelihood of being contaminated with pathogenic micro-organisms or other chemical toxins for example special nutrition purposes food. Low risk food means food classified as such by the authority because of its relatively lower possibility of being contaminated with pathogenic micro-organisms or other chemical toxins compared to the high risk food.

Who certified this information ?

Damas NYANG'ANYI, Ag. Director of Business Support, 18/12/2018

Recourse: Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA), Sub- Head Office

Entity in charge

Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA), Sub- Head Office

Off Mandela Road, Mabibo - External , Dar es Salaam P.O. Box 77150, Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 222 450 512 / +255 222 450 751 / +255 800 110 084
Fax: +255 222 450 793
Email: tmda.go.tz, info@tmda.go.tz
Website: https://www.tmda.go.tz/
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Communication and Public Education Section

Mon: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
The office is closed during weekend and public holiday.

Person in charge

Gaudensia Simwanza

Manager, Communication and public Education
Tel: +255 713616 263
Email: info@tfda.go.tz, gaudencia.simwanza@tfda.go.tz
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