Food Law News - UK - 1996

1 December 1996: PACKAGING - Amendment to Plastics Regulations

MAFF Information Bulletin No 80, 1 December 1996

Food Contact Materials

The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment)(No 2) Regulations 1996 (SI 1996/2817) were laid before Parliament on 18 November and will come into force on 1 January 1997.

These Regulations, which are made under the Food Safety Act 1990, implement Directive 96/11/EC. The Regulations amend the positive and "temporarily approved" lists of substances which can be used in the manufacture of food contact plastics.

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