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Is a Grocery Bag Considered an Indirect Food Contact Material Regulated by FDA?

Does a grocery bag qualify as indirect food contact and therefore make it necessary to comply with the related FDA regulations?

What are requirements for testing and analyzing tea bag filter paper as a food-contact material?

We are a tea bag packaging company and buy tea bag filter paper for packing tea bags. What are requirements for testing and analysizing filter...

What is the Process to Claim that a Substance Complies with the Threshold of Regulation?

In order to claim that your use of a substance complies with 21 CFR 170.39, Threshold of Regulation for Substances Used in food contact articles...

Does a Non-Food item have mandatory terminology for the product sampling package?

Is there any mandatory terminology that needs to be displayed on a product sampling package of a non-food item?

Does a MVTR Test for Liquids and Semisolids apply to HDPE and Polypropylene Bottles for lotions?

We are using HDPE and Polypropylene Bottles for lotions. Is it necessary to conduct MVTR Test as per USP 671 for Liquids and Semisolids?

Is Mutual Recognition Applicable to Japan and the EU and US With Regards to Food-Contact Materials?

I am the Engineering Manager for a company specializing in food equipment design. Is there mutual recognition between Japan and the European...

How Does Net Quantity Content Labeling Apply to Flexible Tube Packages?

In 16 CFR Part 500 it outlines the requirements for net quantity content labeling of product contained in a package. My question pertains to...

Does FDA approved materials equal an automatically FDA approved product?

If a product is manufactured using an FDA approved resin and FDA approved colorant does that essentially mean that the resulting manufactured...

What regulations do raw material suppliers of plastic resins and colorants need to comply with?

We make disposable plastic products that are used in contact with food. We comply to FDA CFR 110. Do our raw material suppliers of plastic resins...

What is the maximum direct food contact that lead in food packaging is allowed to have?

What is the permissible limit of lead content in food packagings (like paperboard) having direct food contact?