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Foreign food packaging regulations frequent export enterprises should pay attention to

Time£º2016/4/19 10:03:07  View£º1533

Due to frequent food safety incidents, the country's food safety and health requirements continue to strictly, for food packaging and other commodities continue to upgrade the supervision. The European Union, the United States, Japan and other major markets and Indonesia and other emerging markets have issued new regulations of food packaging and food contact materials, the prevention and control efforts frequently overweight, the relevant export enterprises must cause height to take seriously.
Food packaging is generally made of metal, glass, paper, plastic, composite materials and other materials, and the production process involves a variety of processing technology and production aids, there is a risk of toxic and harmful chemical substances. October 2014, the natural resources conservation organizations, breast cancer fund and other nine organizations united to the FDA launched a petition requirements affect fetal development, carcinogenic and other hazards of perchlorate, long chain perfluorinated carbon and so on many kinds of chemical substances prohibited in food packaging, and substances such as functional additives widely used in plastic food packaging materials, to the lost beauty food enterprises sounded the alarm.
In the conventional food contact materials, the phthalate plasticizer, toxic dyes, heavy metals and other toxic chemicals have been banned from detection, and the scope of the continuous extension. Bisphenol A, for example, since 2013, bisphenol A in feeding and infant supplies use already by the European Union and Australia banned, and in the global trigger a chain reaction. While France is more announced that from 1 January 2015, a total ban on the production, import, export or sell any food packaging containing bisphenol A, in order to avoid this kind of material on the health of ordinary consumers constitute a potential threat. In addition, such as the use of toxic inks and other food packaging modified by Germany and other EU countries have been banned, and the ban will gradually expand the scope of the ban.
Food simulation migration is an important evaluation index of food contact materials in compliance with the safety and health requirements, recently, more and more countries to issue new regulations for the target, improve the migration requirements. According to the released by the European Commission (EU) no10/2011 number regulations, from January 1, 2016 up part of food contact materials migration testing requirements will be significantly tightened, such as for the storage time is more than 6 months of food storage tank of specific migration conditions from the current 40 DEG C for 10 days increased to 60 DEG C for 10 days. Australia and New Zealand frequently update the migration of food packaging and the level of specific chemical migration requirements, and constantly strengthen the monitoring.
Foreign food packaging requirements of frequent updates, to food export enterprises and food packaging container production enterprises in the raw material procurement, production process monitoring, raw materials and finished goods quality inspection to bring certain influence, will also related industries to bring a certain impact. Jinhua entry exit inspection and Quarantine Bureau Dongyang office to remind the relevant export enterprises should enhance the consciousness of risk coping, accelerate the transformation of the internal management, to improve the product quality and safety consciousness, paying close attention to the international market to continue to enhance the ability to control quality, and jointly promote the food safety.

 

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