The basic product label requirements for all consumer commodities requires:

  1. a statement identifying the commodity, e.g., detergent, sponges, etc.;
  2. the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor;
  3. and the net quantity of contents in terms of weight, measure, or numerical count (measurement must be in both metric and inch/pound units).

Specific regulations for foods, drugs, medical devices and cosmetics are handled by the FDA.

You can download the latest FDA food label regulations here. You can search for label requirements in drugs, cosmetics and medical devices here.

The FTC regulates all other consumer product labeling. You can search for specific FTC labeling guidance here.

Product label requirements and regulations are numerous. Be sure your product’s labeling and packaging is in compliance before committing to print.