Keller and Heckman’s international packaging practice keeps abreast of developments in worldwide packaging and packaging material regulations. News items of particular interest to our packaging audience can be found in this section.
California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued Read more about California Proposes New Amendments to Proposition 65 Warning Regulations
Food Packaging Forum (FPF) launched a new food-contact chemical database that lists 12,285 chemicals that are potentially used in the manufacture Read more about Food-Contact Chemicals Database Implications Questioned
The United Kingdom (UK) has issued a guidance on authorizing food contact materials (FCMs) now that it has exited from the European Union (EU). Read more about UK Announces Procedure for Authorization of New FCMs
On January 7, 2021, China National Health Commission (NHC) published approvals for one new food-contact material, two new resins, and expanded use Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Materials
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added three new substances to its Read more about FDA Adds Three New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications