No more single-use plastics in the oceans
On 27th March 2019, the European Parliament approved the ban of single-use plastics by 2021.
Standards for paper and board in contact with foodstuffs (Date of withdrawal)
By 31st May 2019, national standards conflicting with the following standards about paper and board in contact with food have to be withdrawn.
New substances added to FDA inventory of effective Food Contact Substances
Some substances have been recently added to the Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substances (FCS) Notifications of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Proposal to designate PFOS as Priority Chemical in children’s products
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has recently proposed a draft rule (“Chapter 890: designation of PFOS as priority chemical”).