The Food and Drug Administration published notification on issued a new set of new rules for food contact plastics in the nation’s Government Gazette Special Edition. The new law contains several important provisions. It:
- Sets out the general safety requirements
- Provides a new definition for containers made of plastic and containers made from recycled plastics, the latter product category has specified rules for recycling processes to manufacture food contact recycled plastics
- Requires plastic containers for milk and dairy products to be made from polyethylene (PE), ethylene 1-alkene copolymerized resin, polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS) or polyethylene terephthalate (PETP).
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