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.
As of July 2020, cardboard and paper food contact material (FCM) containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) will be banned, unless the Read more about Denmark’s PFAS Ban in Paper and Cardboard Effective in July 2020
China's National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) has solicited comments on two new food-contact substances. The substances and Read more about China Solicits Comments on Food-Contact Substances
On June 2, 2020, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) approved seven new food-contact materials and ten new resins and approved expanded use Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Materials
A novel data analysis was used to show a non-monotonic dose relationship between exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and mammary gland development. The Read more about New CLARITY-BPA Study Examines Low Dose Effect
The European Commission (EC) has extended the timeline for finalizing any proposal to revise the current European Union (EU) legislation on Food Read more about EC Extends Timeline for Finalization of Any Proposal for Revision of FCM Legislation to the End of 2022