Understand compliance requirements for global food contact materials

This new one-day training course has been designed to offer you an understanding of the compliance requirements for global food contact materials.

Food contact regulatory requirements around the world are complex with different regions requiring their own notifications (US, EU, China, South America, etc.) for new food contact substances as well as compliance specifications for food contact materials.

Specific areas covered include:

  • Compliance approach for assessing polymer material including plastic, silicones, coatings, rubber
  • Cross comparison between EU, FDA, Mercosur and China
  • EN1186 overall migration testing according to the test conditions specified in Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • EN13130 specific migration testing according to the test conditions specified in Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • Regulation (EU) 10/2011 and article 3 in Commission Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • China GB 4806 & GB 31604 series of tests
  • Testing performed against United States FDA 21 CFR and Preparation of Food Contact Notifications testing protocols
  • Usage of recycled materials