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Can Substances Cleared in Section 175.300 Be Cross-Referenced into Other Regulations?

I understand that substances permitted for use in coatings, according to 21 C.F.R. Part 175.300, are also permitted to be used in adhesives (175...

How are Adhesives That are Separated from Food By a Functional Barrier Regulated?

Do all the components of an adhesive for food packaging (cardboard boxes) have to be in the list of cleared substances found in 21 C.F.R. 175.105...

What GMP Requirements Apply to Resin and Colorant Manufacture?

We produce trays for smoked seafood out of HDPE FDA grade material. We have cleaning and sanitization processes to minimize the likelihood of the...

How is the Cross-Reference in Section 176.170(a)(4) Interpreted?

In 21 CFR part 176.170, it is indicated that substances that can be safely used as component of uncoated or coated food contact surface of paper...

How are "Cooking" and "Cooking Temperatures" Defined Under FDA Regulations?

I am looking for FDA definitions for "Cooking" and "Cooking Temperature." Could you please elaborate, including on the reference in 21 C.F.R. or...

What are the FDA Requirements for LLDPE Food Packages?

We import plastic pouches from China that are subsequently used for food packaging here in U.S. The pouches are usually a composite of different...

How is "Net Weight" Defined under Global Trade Regulations?

We are looking for a precise definition of a product "Net Weight" for compliance to Global Trade Regulations. For example, for an MP3 player...

What are the USDA Requirements for Packaging Film?

I have been asked by a client to provide a letter certifying that a packaging film complies with USDA regulations. Do any USDA regulations...

How is Carbon Black Regulated When Used in Packaging for Animal Feed?

Our company manufactures polyethylene sheets and bags that contact animal silage and grain that can be used as human and animal feed. One of the...

What are the Regulations for Listing Allergens on Food Packaging?

Why are gluten, barley, rye and, oats—which are harmful to individuals with Celiac Disease—not required to be listed as allergens on food...