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.
China notified the WTO concerning a National Standard on Inks used in Food Contact Materials and Articles on November 5, 2020. This Standard, Read more about China Notified the WTO Concerning Printing Ink Standard for FCMs
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a Read more about EPA Issues Draft National Recycling Strategy, Requests Comments
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