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Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 12, 15 January 2011, pp. 1-89.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Food quality control/food safety Standards
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

This Regulation sets out specific requirements for the manufacture and marketing within the European Union of plastic materials and articles (i) intended to come into contact with food, or (ii) already in contact with food, or (iii) which can reasonably be expected to come into contact with food. The Regulation lays down detailed compositional requirements. The Annex lays down the European Union list of authorized monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Amends

Council Directive 85/572/EEC laying down the list of simulants to be used for testing migration of constituents of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1985

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Commission Directive 2002/72/EC relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 2619 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Standards, Residues, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 776 imposing special conditions on utensils made ​​of polyamide and melamine originating from China and Hong Kong.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Hazardous substances, International trade, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 134 updating Ministerial Decree concerning the hygiene requirements of packages, containers and tools destined to come into contact with food or substances for personal use, as regards polyethylene terephthalate bottles.

Legislation | Italy | 2013

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. No. 384 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Institution, Standards, Residues, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (S.S.I. No. 318 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Standards, Residues, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 29 laying down the penalties to be applied in case of infringement of Regulations (EC) No. 1935/2004, 1895/2005, 2023/2006, 282/2008, 450/2009 and 10/2011 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | Italy | 2017

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 681 on materials in contact with food and penalties for the violation of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2020

Keyword: Internal trade, International trade, Certification, Consumer protection, Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Research, Toxicity/poisoning, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1282/2011 amending and correcting Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Standards, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 321/2011 amending Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 as regards the restriction of use of Bisphenol A in plastic infant feeding bottles.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Breastfeeding/infant food, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1183/2012 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 202/2014 amending Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/174 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1416 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/752 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/213 on the use of bisphenol A in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food and amending Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 as regards the use of that substance in plastic food contact materials.

Legislation | European Union | 2018

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1338 amending Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2019

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/79 amending Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2018

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/1245 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX