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Turkish Food Codex Regulation on materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

Country/Territory
Türkiye
Document type
Regulation
Date
2018
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette No. 30382, 5 April 2018.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Authorization/permit Codex Alimentarius Consumer protection Food quality control/food safety Processing/handling Packaging/labelling Meat Milk/dairy products Potable water Public health Data collection/reporting Traceability/product tracing Fruits/edible nuts Access-to-information
Geographical area
Asia, Black Sea, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, Mediterranean, Middle East, Western Asia
Entry into force notes
The Paragraphs 1, 2, and 4 of Article 8 as well as Articles 9, 10, 11 and 12 shall enter into force on 31 December 2019, other provisions shall enter into force on the day it is published in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

The purpose of this Regulation is to specify materials and articles intended to come into contact directly or indirectly with foodstuffs through all stages of manufacture, processing and distribution in order to ensure the protection of human health and consumer protection at highest level. This Regulation shall apply to materials and articles, including active and intelligent food contact materials and articles which are intended to be brought into contact with food, or are already in contact with food and were intended for that purpose, or can reasonably be expected to be brought into contact with food or to transfer their constituents to food under normal or foreseeable conditions of use. Furthermore this Regulation shall apply to materials and articles intended to come into contact with water intended for human use. This Regulation shall not apply to covering or coating materials, such as the materials covering cheese rinds, prepared meat products or fruits, which form part of the food and may be consumed together with this food, fixed public or private water supply equipment, and materials and articles which are supplied as antiques. This Regulation sets forth provisions on special requirements for active and intelligent materials and articles, general requirements for the authorisation of substances, application for authorisation of a new substance, opinion of the Directorate, modification, suspension and revocation of authorisation, labeling, declaration of compliance, traceability, safeguard measures, sampling and analysis methods, public access, confidentiality, and sharing of existing data. This Regulation is drafted in accordance with Regulation (EC) no 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Full text
Turkish
Website
www.resmigazete.gov.tr

References - Legislation

Implements

Law No. 5996 on veterinary services, plant health, food and feed.

Legislation | Türkiye | 2010

Keyword: Framework law, Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Codex Alimentarius, International trade, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Fraud, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare, Drugs, Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Biosecurity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Turkish food codex regulation on materials and articles which are intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

Legislation | Türkiye | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Turkish Food Codex Notification No. 2018/9 on active and intelligent materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | Türkiye | 2018

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Codex Alimentarius, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Turkish Food Codex Regulation (2019/44) on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Legislation | Türkiye | 2019

Keyword: Codex Alimentarius, Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Turkish Food Codex Regulation (2019/43) 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 food.

Legislation | Türkiye | 2019

Keyword: Codex Alimentarius, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Turkish Food Codex Regulation amending the Turkish Food Codex Regulation on materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

Legislation | Türkiye | 2019

Keyword: Codex Alimentarius, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX