Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs
06/02/2017 - 10/02/2017 | Chennai, India


The 3rd Session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs will be held from 6th–10th February 2017 in Chennai, India.
The Session will begin at 09:30, Monday, February 6th. The Session will be conducted in English, French and Spanish. In addition, intrepretation for Arabic will be provided.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 6th January 2017.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Point of Observers Organizations. If the login and password have not been received, please contact
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCSCH Secretariat.


The documents for the session are available in English, French and Spanish. They will be placed on the Codex website as soon as they are prepared. NB! We kindly remind you to obtain all documentation from the Codex website prior to the meeting.

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda17/08/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/1
10.1Discussion Paper on “Further Processing” within the Scope of in CCSCH standards22/09/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/11
10Discussion paper on Glossary of Terms for CCSCH Standards22/09/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/10
8Sampling plans for Spices (Cumin and Thyme)22/09/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/8
6Proposed draft Standard for Black, White, Green Pepper (BWG Pepper)20/10/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/6
9Discussion paper on grouping of Spices and Culinary Herbs 20/10/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/9
4.1Comments at Step 6 (Replies to CL 2016/23-SCH)11/11/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/4
5.1Comments at Step 6 (Replies to CL 2016/24-SCH)10/11/2016
4Draft Standard for Cumin14/11/2016
5Draft Standard for dried Thyme14/11/2016
REP16_SCH, App IVe
2Matters referred04/11/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/2
11Proposals for new work (Replies to CL 2015/27-SCH by Egypt, Indonesia and Iran)09/12/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/12
4.2Comments at Step 6 (Replies to CL 2016/23-SCH) - addendum 116/12/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/4_Add.1
7Proposed draft standard for oregano12/12/2016
CX/SCH 17/3/7
11.1Proposals for new work (sumbitted by Nigeria)12/01/2017
CX/SCH 17/3/12 Add.1
6.1Comments on proposed draft standard for black, white, green Pepper (BWG pepper)20/10/2016
CX/ SCH 17/3/6 Add.1
7.1Comments on proposed draft standard for oregano25/10/2016
CX/ SCH 17/3/7 Add.1
101Provisional Annotated Agenda - Division of Competence between the European Union and its Member States04/02/2017
SCH/03 CRD/ 1
Report of the 3rd Session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs26/06/2017
0.5Information for delegates29/12/2016
3Activities of International Organizations relevant to the Work of CCSCH 17/01/2017
CX/SCH 17/3/3
107Information from IPC 04/02/2017
110Agenda 10 (a) & 10 (b) - Comments of the EU, Ghana, India Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria and Thailand04/02/2017
109Sampling plans and further work on grouping - Comments of Ghana, Malaysia, Nigeria, Thailand, Malaysia and IOSTA04/02/2017
106Proposed Draft Standard BWG - Comments of the EU, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mali, Nigeria, Thailand04/02/2017
105Draft Standard for Thyme - Comments of European Union, Ghana, India, Malaysia, Nigeria and Thailand04/02/2017
104Draft Standard for Cumin - Comments of EU, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mali, Nigeria and Thailand04/02/2017
103Matters referred - Comments of Ghana, India & Kenya04/02/2017
108Draft Standard for Oregano - Comments of Argentina, European Union, Kenya, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey04/02/2017
111Proposals for new work - Comments of India, Kenya04/02/2017
113Comments of Republic of Korea06/02/2017
112Comments of United Republic of Tanzania06/02/2017
114Comments of Philippines06/02/2017
115Comments of Egypt06/02/2017
116Proposal for new work on Codex Standard for Basil (Revised proposal submitted by Egypt) 07/02/2017
CRD 16
117Comments of Ecuador (Agenda 4, 6, 7)07/02/2017
118Revised project document for Cloves08/02/2017
102Report of In-Session Working Group08/02/2017
119Revised project document for Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt)18/04/2017
120All files zip collection

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