Support towards industry compliance with European Food Contact Regulations for all manner of Food Contact Materials
Food contact compliance programs are key to industry as, in Europe, Food Contact Materials need to be in compliance with the general safety rules as stipulated in the Framework regulation EU 1935/2004. In the case of some materials and substances specific measures are implemented, for example the Commission Regulation EU No. 10/2011 for plastic materials.
For many other materials, national regulations are in place or guidelines and recommendations are available to support with the risk assessment of a Food Contact Material.
Each operator in the supply chain manufacturing or selling food contact materials has the responsibility to demonstrate compliance with the rules applicable to the substances, materials or articles that are intended to be used in or as a food contact material.
Intertek food contact experts support the industry with setting up compliance programs. The following steps need to be considered to achieve compliance of a food contact material, with which our experts will guide and assist:
Intertek experts can support the supply chain by coordinating information between business partners, evaluate formulations and by setting up the compliance programs customized to meet your needs.
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