Chapter 13. Community Legislation on Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Contact with Foodstuffs

  1. Dr. Otto G. Piringer2 and
  2. Dr. Albert L. Baner3
  1. Luigi Rossi

Published Online: 12 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch13

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rossi, L. (2008) Community Legislation on Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Contact with Foodstuffs, in Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition (eds O. G. Piringer and A. L. Baner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fabes Forschungs GmbH, Schragenhofstraße 35, 80992 München, Germany

  2. 3

    Nestle Purnia Petcare PTC, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164, USA

Author Information

  1. European Commission, Office 4/17, Rue de la Loi (B232 4/17), 1049 Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314553

Online ISBN: 9783527621422

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Keywords:

  • plastic packaging;
  • community legislation;
  • materials;
  • articles;
  • contact with foodstuffs;
  • directives;
  • regulations;
  • application;
  • all materials;
  • groups of substances;
  • individual substances;
  • national law;
  • national legislations;
  • council of Europe resolutions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Community Legislation

    • Directives/Regulations Applicable to all Materials and Articles

      • Framework Directives/Regulation

      • Regulation on Good Manufacturing Practice

    • Directives Applicable to One Category of Materials and Articles

      • Directive on Regenerated Cellulose Film

      • Directive on Ceramics

      • Directive on Plastics Materials

      • Field of Application

      • EU List of Authorized Substances

      • Restricted Use of Authorized Substances (OML, SML, QM, and QMA)

      • Authorization of New Substances

      • Directives on the System of Checking Migration

      • Functional Barrier

      • Fat (Consumption) Reduction Factors

      • Declaration of Compliance

      • Specific Rules for Infants and Young Children

      • Special Restrictions for Certain Phthalates now Authorized at EU Level

      • Simulant for Milk and Milk Products

      • Other Complementary Community Initiatives

    • Directives Concerning Individual or Groups of Substances

      • Directives on Vinyl Chloride

      • Directive on MEG and DEG in Regenerated Cellulose Film

      • Directive on Nitrosamines in Rubber Teats and Soothers

      • Regulation on the Restriction of Use of Certain Epoxy Derivatives

      • Directive on the Suspension of the Use of Azodicarbonamide as Blowing Agent in Plastics

      • Regulation on Some Plasticizers in Gaskets in Lids

  • National Law and European Mutual Recognition

    • Future Commission Plans

  • National Legislations and Council of Europe Resolutions

  • Conclusions