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.
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) published a report on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). The report, titled, Read more about NTP Publishes Report on PFOA
Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark plan to propose a joint REACH restriction to limit the manufacture and use of per- and Read more about Five European Countries to Propose PFAS REACH Restriction; Request Comments
Aluminum, glass and plastic (PET) industries have reached out to states with beverage container deposit programs requesting that safe redemption Read more about Trade Associations Request Support for Beverage Container Deposit Programs
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) — in conjunction with the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) and the Food and Drink Read more about New Guidelines on Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging Published
San Francisco and several other Bay Area jurisdictions have temporally banned reusable bags as part of an updated shelter in place order. By way Read more about San Francisco Bay Area Counties Ban Reusable Bags Due to COVID-19; California Suspends Plastic Bag Ban