Food Contact Regulations Asia 2021: Highlights

Our Food Contact Regulations Asia 2021 virtual conference, which took place on 22 February,  brought together a team of outstanding speakers from across Asia to offer the latest developments in food contact material (FCM) regulations in Asia, along with experts from around the world to discuss international updates.

During the one-day event, our expert speakers discussed the following topics: 

  • regulatory updates for food contact materials across Asean;
  • Japan’s positive list for food contact substances;
  • food contact regulations and challenges in China;
  • regulatory updates from Malaysia;
  • regulatory trends for food contact materials in Asia Pacific;
  • developments from Thailand;
  • food contact regulations in Australia and New Zealand; and
  • South Korea’s revised standards and specifications for FCMs

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Yada Chantarasomboon
Packaging Safety and Compliance Expert (AOA), Nestlé Quality Assurance Center, Nestlé

Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai
Asia-Pacific Business Development & Regulatory Policy Director, knoell

Janine Hall
Compliance Officer/Food Contact Specialist, AP Colorants

Eric Gu
Associate, Keller and Heckman

Lei Zhu
Deputy Director, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Ioan Paraschiv
Regulatory Affairs Manager FCM and REACH, knoell

Junho Lee
Director, CIRS Group Korea

Peng Cheng Poh
Project Management Manager, SGS


“Good overview of the regulations landscape of Asia”

“The virtual conference was well organised”

“There were competent speakers, and interesting topics that were presented very well”

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Chemical Watch publishes news on the latest regulatory developments affecting FCMs in Asia to ensure that you never miss important updates. Recent stories include: 

Click here for more articles on FCMs in Asia from Chemical Watch.

More updates on FCMs in Asia at our upcoming online training course

Get essential information on global FCM compliance, including regulations in China, Japan and South Korea, at our upcoming training course, Global Food Contact Materials Regulations, taking place on 13 April–20 July. 

Over eight modules, Dr Ioan Paraschiv (knoell) will address FCM regulations from around the world, how to prepare a declaration of compliance (DoC) for FCMs, good manufacturing practice, and much more. 

Find out more 

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