Law No. 10273, Of 5 September 2001

Original Language Title: Lei nº 10.273, de 5 de Setembro de 2001

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LEI No. 10,273, OF September 5, 2001.

Dislays on the use of the potassium bromate in flour and bread-making products.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC I get to know that the National Congress decrees and I sanction the following Law:

Art. 1º The employment of bromate is prohibited of potassium, in any quantity, in the flours, in the preparation of masses and in the products of panification.

Art. 2º The inobservance of the provisions of the art. 1º constitutes health infringement, subjecting itself to the offender to the procedure and penalties provided for in Law No. 6,437 of August 20, 1977, without prejudice to the civil and criminal liabilities perhaps existing.

Art. 3º This Law comes into effect after decorous ninety days of its official publication.

Brasilia, September 5, 2001; 180º of the Independence and 113º of the Republic.

FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO

José Gregori

José Serra