September 28, 2017, China National Health and Family Planning Commission requested public comments on project plan of 2017 national food safety standard (Consultation Paper).The deadline for consultation is October 15, 2017. 

In this consultation paper, four items of Food Contact National Standards, which came into effect before long, will be revised and a brand new Food Contact Material and Articles will be formulated, including two items of Testing methods of Food Contact Materials and Articles. All details are below:

No.

Items Name

Condition

1

GB 31604.1-2015 National Food Safety Standard: the general regulation of migration test on food contact materials and articles

Revise

2

GB 4806.9-2016 National Food Safety Standard: metal materials and articles for food contact

Revise

3

GB 4806.7-2016 National Food Safety Standard: plastic materials and articles for food contact

Revise

4

GB 4806.8-2016 National Food Safety Standard: paper and paperboard materials and articles for food contact

Revise

5

Cellophane for Food Contact

Formulate

6

Determination of migration of 5-Ethylidene-2-norbornene for food contact

Formulate

7

Determination of residual solvents in food contact materials and products

Formulate

In addition, a standard of composite food contact materials and articles and a standard of wood and bamboo product for food contact use are under revision.

C&K Testing reminds, enterprises should keep attention on the process of revision, which concerns product regulatory compliance issue. 


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