Food safety and quality extends beyond just the food item itself. The materials and articles that food items come into contact with are subjected to stringent international and national regulations and directives as well. These standards, established by countries and regions such as the US and the EU, are aimed at avoiding undesirable transfers of substances to the food item.
TÜV SÜD provides a one-stop solution including certification, testing, audit, inspection and training for all food contact materials such as food packaging, kitchenware and food appliances.
Scope of Products
Food Package: Flexible Package, Plastic bottle, Metal tin, Glass bottle, Paper Package...
Food Container: Cookware, Tableware, Container, Bakeware, Appliances...
Water treatment and related products: Water filter
Raw Material: Ink, Coating, Adhesive, color master
Regulation and Directive Study
EU:Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004; EU No. 10/2011 and its amendment
France: DGCCRF 2004-64; DM/4B/COM/001; French Law No. 2012-1442
Italy: Ministerial Decree of 21 March 1973 (Italian D. M. 21/03073); Ministerial Decree No. 195 of 6 August 2015
USA: FDA 21 CFR 175-189; FDA CPG 7117.05, 7117.06 and 7117.07
China: National Food Sanitation Standards GB
Japan: Japan Food Sanitation Law 370
Korea: KFDA Standard and Specifications for Utensils, Containers and Packaging for Food Products