Learn about global food contact regulations

This one-day training course provides expert guidance from Sarah Saminadin Peter to companies who supply food contact materials, to make sure that your products maintain compliant with current food contact regulations and remaining in the market, also looking at the risk assessment process required to achieve compliance.

Food contact regulatory requirements around the world are complex with different regions requiring their own notifications (US, EU, China, So. 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