As per FSS Regulations, the lead content in haldi powder should not be more than 10 parts per million by weight.
As per FSS Regulations, the total ash on dry basis should not be more than 9.0 per cent by weight. Total ash in haldi powder may come from dirt and dust.
As per FSS Regulations, haldi powder should be free from foreign starch, which may be added as an adulterant.
The material shall be packed in a clean, sound, and dry container made of metal, glass, food-grade polymers, wood, or jute bags. Wooden boxes or jute bags shall be suitably lined with moisture-proof lining that does not impart any foreign smell to the product. The container shall be free from any fungal or insect infestation and should not impart any foreign smell. Each container shall be securely closed and sealed.
The importance of marking cannot be overemphasised, as it gives information about the characteristics of the product and/or claims of the manufacturer, all of which help consumers in choosing the product. The following particulars are mandatory for marking/labelling on packets of haldi powder: