Food Contact Materials is the material which contacted with the food under normal use. It was called the “underwear” of the food for they contacted directly. The safety of FCMs affected the food safety very closely which become the key point for all manufacturers. The FCMs product included food container, package material and kitchenware. Those FCMs are: plastics, resin, rubber, silica gel, metal, alloy, paper, cardboard, glass, ceramic enamel, colorants, printing ink, etc.
FCMs would have effect on the food flavor, taste, and color, besides, and it would release harmful chemical ingredients such as heavy metal and toxic additives which would migrate to food andbe eaten by people.
Frame work rules and regulations:：(EC) No 1935/2004
Specific directives：EU No.10/2011，84/500/EEC（2005/31/EC）
Specific material directives: Vinyl chloride directive:78/142/EEC、Epoxy Derivatives directives（EC）No 1895/2005
Frame work rules and regulations：chapter 30,31 and 33of LFGB
BfR technology suggestion.
French Décret no 2007-766 ,French Décret no 2008-1469
CPG 7117.06&07 和CPG 7117.05；
Federal foodstuff rules and regulations and California NO.65 proposal.
"The food hygiene law of people’s Republic of China";
Health management approach: such as "food with plastic products and raw materials and health management measures";
Hygienic standard：GB13113-1991，GB 13114-1991等；
Japan’s Food Sanitation Law ""（Food Sanitation Law 370）；
"Food Sanitation Law Korea";
The product exported to EU are criticized and recalled frequently which brought huge loss to factories, in the meanwhile, it also have bad effect on Chinese products. PRT would like to help the FCM manufacturers to have a good knowledge of the EU rules and regulations which would be helpful for them to pay high attention to the limited item and amount for each EU countries and to respond to foreign notice in time and to avoid the loss.
It requires the FCM manufacturers especially the heavy metal ones to perfect the quality control system and to establish reliable supply system, and to control the key product quality, also to put more and more R&D resource into new technology, material and product. Please keep contact with us closely and pay high attention to our early warning information.
To help the manufacturers react to the FCM laws and to avoid probable danger, PRT could provide manufacturers with various standards for different countries, and to supply you with FCM testing service including kitchenware, kitchen electrical appliances, kids product, food package and food processing machinery to guarantee the responsibility and commitment to food safety of manufacturers.