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 January 7, 2021, China National Health Commission (NHC) published approvals for one new food-contact material, two new resins, and expanded use Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Materials
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added three new substances to its Read more about FDA Adds Three New Substances to its Inventory of Effective FCS Notifications
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