On December 02, 2019, the China National Center For Food Safety Risk Assessment has notified the publication of a new draft document regarding the expansion of use of food contact materials.

Among others, new allowed substances are the following:

  • Polyethylene, scope of use: rubber materials and products for production and reuse only;
  • I.Solvent Purple 36, for use as a colorant in plastic materials and products;
  • 2-Acrylic and 2-Methyl-2-Polymers of acrylamide, scope of use: plastics.

Feedback is accepted by December 25, 2019.

Check all the other food contact materials involved here or in our Food Law Library.

Posted by Irene Piao on Dec 3, 2019

Topics: China, Food Contact

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