Environmental safety regulations

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food safety


(EU) No. 10/2011

(EU) No. 10/2011“Food contact plastics and products” is the EU food regulation. It has completely replaced the previous 2002/72/EC EU directive in 2011, and it is applicable to all plastic materials that are in contact with or intended to come into contact with food. Under normal or foreseeable conditions of use, plastic products whose ingredients are transferred to food are tested for migration. The test items include "Comprehensive Migration and Special Migration".

Total migration volume (OML): Refers to the total amount of plastic material components migrated into food or food simulating liquid. Specific Migration Limit (SML): Refers to certain restrictions on the migration of a certain type (the basic requirements are seven heavy metals and primary aromatic amines) or a certain type of specific substance.


LFGB is the abbreviation of German “Lebensmittel-und Futtermittelgesetzbuch”. All daily necessities that come into contact with food on the German market comply with Articles 30 and 31 of the German "Food and Daily Necessities Act", and can be sold in the German market. The plastic test items include "Tests for the precipitation of heavy metals, comprehensive migration" The quantity test is the same as the EU regulation EU 10/2011.


FDA is the abbreviation of the US “Food and Drug Administration”. One of the oldest federal agencies in the United States to protect consumers. The 21st Code of Federal Regulations, Food and Drugs (21CFR), brings together various federal laws, regulations and implementation rules related to the management of food, drugs, cosmetics and medical devices that are implemented and formulated by the FDA. Mainly for plastics, paper and cardboard, polymer coatings and other materials that come into contact with food, the characteristics of the materials and the total amount of extracts must comply with regulations. Section II of the Food Sanitation Law of Japan. The Food Sanitation Law is a law that controls food quality, safety and sanitation in Japan. It was enacted in 1947 and has been updated many times and promulgated by the Japanese Diet. The regulations prohibit the production, import, or sale of unsanitary food, or equipment and packaging containers that do not meet the specifications and standards prescribed by the law. The standards are promulgated by the Ministry of Labor, Health, and Welfare of Japan.


DGCCRF is the English abbreviation of French food-level safety regulations. With the implementation of EU Food-level Regulation (EC) No1935/2004, EU member states pay close attention to the safe use of food-contact products. Different member states monitor the quality of products and materials in contact with food in the market according to their own national food-level regulations

GB 4806

GB4806 is China's national food safety standard "General Safety Requirements for Food Contact Materials and Products", which is stipulated by the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the State Food and Drug Administration in accordance with the "Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China" and the "Administrative Measures for National Food Safety Standards" In October 2016, 53 national food safety standards were issued, including basic standards, additive requirements, product standards, and testing method standards. The new version of the standard is based on the original national standard, and has done a larger summary and integration. This standard upgrade, the national standard is getting closer and closer to the European standard. In addition to meeting relevant requirements, food contact materials and products should also be noted "Food contact use", "Food packaging use" or similar terms, or stamping or affixing the sign of spoon and chopsticks.

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