Food Law News - UK - 1996

22 August 1996: PACKAGING - Proposed Amendments to the Plastic Materials etc Regulations 1992

Scottish Office Letter, 22 August 1996

Proposed Amendments to the Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1992

Following the adoption of a further EC Directive (96/11) on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (which amends the earlier Directive (90/128)), proposals have been issued for its implementation into UK legislation.

The main effects of the amendments are:

It is proposed to issue amendment Regulations late in 1996 to come into effect on the 1 January 1997.

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