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 August 15, 2020, China National Health Commission (NHC) published approvals for three new food-contact materials, eight new resins, and Read more about China Approves New Food-Contact Materials
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to amend the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 Read more about CA Proposes Amending Prop 65 on Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods
The Australian Department of Health (DOH) has published a Read more about Australia Publishes Guide on Categorizing Chemicals for Food-Contact Articles
On August 5, 2020, China's National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) solicited comments on one new food-contact substance, two new Read more about China Solicits Comments on Food-Contact Substances
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a voluntary phase-out by the manufacturers of certain short-chain per- and poly-fluoroalkyl Read more about Industry to Voluntarily Phase-Out Certain PFAS Used in Food Packaging