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.
Threshold of Regulation (TOR) submissions tend to be simpler since the information requirements are commensurate with lower consumer exposures, Read more about TOR Exemptions: Efficient Alternative to FCNs When Exposure is Low, Says FDA
On October 16, 2020, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) requested comments on three new food-contact substances (FCSs) Read more about China Solicits Comments on Food-Contact Substances
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) published an Read more about EFSA Updates Opinion on Styrene in FCMs
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) published on October 15, 2020 five draft GB standards in relation to food-contact materials and articles Read more about China Publishes New Draft GB Standards Related to Food-Contact Materials and Articles
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has published a request for nominations for “existing substances” be included on the Read more about Japan Announces Process for Adding “Existing Substances” to PL