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 California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) relisted bisphenol A (BPA) as a reproductive toxicant (developmental Read more about California Relists BPA as a Reproductive Toxicant Under Prop 65
On December 14, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) requested comments on eleven food-contact substances, including Read more about China Solicits Comments on Food-Contact Substances
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on December 3, 2020, that prohibits the sale of food packaging containing intentionally Read more about New York Bans PFAS in Food Packaging
Single-use plastic and paper bags—along with disposable polystyrene food containers and cups—will be banned in New Jersey stores and food service Read more about New Jersey Bans Single-Use Plastic and Paper Carryout Bags
On November 11, 2020, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) approved expanded usage for one additive and one resin for use in food contact Read more about China Approves Expanded Usage for Food-Contact Substances