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.
On March 28, 2019, the Maine legislature introduced a bill to prohibit intentionally added phthalates and perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl
The European Council adopted the Single-Use Plastics Directive on May 21, 2019. The Directive will impact plastic food-contact articles through
Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) to
The Washington State legislature has passed a bill that restricts the use of “compostability” and “biodegradability” claims for plastic products,
The European Commission (EC) has published a Recommendation on a coordinated control plan to determine the prevalence of certain substances