Skip to main content

Is Finished Article Testing Required When No End Test is Specified?

When an end test is not required for a specific polymer (i.e., polypropylene, polyethylene, olefin) in a food-contact article (i.e., 21 CFR 177...

Is the Use of the Oxo-Biodegradable Logo on Plastic Bags Allowed in California?

Is the use of the Oxo-Biodegradable logo on plastic bags allowed in California?

What are the "Made in USA" Labeling Requirements for a Product Manufactered in U.S. and China?

Our product has two components; one is made in China and the other is made in the U.S. We realize that we have to disclose China, so can we...

What are the "Slack Fill" Restrictions in the U.S. and EU?

Are there any legal requirement on product's degree of filling in a package, or maximum headspace allowed within a package in either the EU or U...

Can You Explain Plastic Bag Suffocation Warning Requirements?

Is specific wording required on suffocation warning labels on plastic bags, such as "WARNING: This bag is not a toy. Please dispose of properly...

Are Garment Washing Instructions Required on the Outside of a Package?

I have a body shaper garment with a sewn-in garment label that includes washing instructions printed on it, and I am using a box to package the...

What are Canada's Regulations on Warning Labels?
  1. We pack products in plastic pouches that we intend to ship to Canada. If the pouch is thicker than 1/1000 inch, then does it NOT require a...
What are FDA's Regulations on Food Packaging and Microwave Use?
  1. Are there any FDA regulations that specifically deal with food packaging and microwave use? We are seeing more customers wanting a letter...
When We Change the Manufacturer of a Plastic Container, are New End Tests Required?

Regarding extractives compliance testing (end tests), when we change the manufacturer of a multilayer plastic container using the same materials...

Are There Regulations Concerning the Use of the Word "New" on Packaging in the UK?

I'm trying to establish if there's any legislation governing the use of the word "new" on the label of a product going into the U.K. I'm led to...