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Food Contact Material Inks and Swiss Ordinance on Food Contact Materials and Articles - Questions & Answers

Switzerland issued a revised version of its Ordinance on Materials and Articles (SR 817.023.21), which came into force on 1st May 2017. Section 12 sets out the provisions specific to food contact material inks. As this piece of legislation is quite complex and can be prone to misinterpretation, EuPIA provides guidance addressing the most frequently asked questions.

Swiss Ordinance on Packaging Inks - Substance Evaluation & Detection Limits: Frequently Asked Questions

Following a number of points for clarification received from several stakeholders, the Swiss Competent Authority FOPH and EuPIA jointly issued an FAQ document providing further information and guidance as to the effective operation of the Swiss Ordinance (SR 817.023.21) as it relates to food packaging inks.

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