Hello all and welcome to this post on the list of items banned from being imported into Nigeria by the National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
NAFDAC as an agency in charge of food and drug administration has a complete say entirely. Since part of what’s being imported into the country, are food and drugs. They’ve seen in it, the need to place a ban on certain importable products which they consider harmful or unsafe for local consumption.
You need to accustom yourself with all of this items to avoid the inevitable from happening. As individuals, corporates or businesses found guilty of importing this NAFDAC import prohibited products will either;
3. Fined a specified undisclosed amount as penalty. Usually a huge amount/percentage of the proposed ROI on the products.
In some cases, the individual, corporate or business might have their import license revoked. Which might be the worst case scenario. As that might be the end game to your import business.
List Of NAFDAC Import Banned Items/Product/Goods
- Agro Chemical
- Avocado butter
- Blessed Water
- Canned Foods
- Drugs of any kind
- Food Condiments
- Food Supplements
- Fragrance Oils
- Fruit Drinks
- Imported Vegetable Oil
- Roasted coffee
- Soaps & Creams
- Toner Cartridges
- Virgin Wheat Germ
NOTE: If you must import these products, then you have to personally take it to NAFDAC for proper checks and approval before bringing it in.
There you have it. Before choosing to import anything, do well to check the list again – it takes only but a minute. To avoid importing prohibited drugs or food which might put an end to your import business.