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.
Frequently Asked Questions on the Legal Status of Printing Inks, Coatings and Varnishes for the Non-food Contact Surface of Food Packaging
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions related to the legal status of food packaging inks.
A special focus is on questions relating to demonstrating compliance of printed food packaging with the relevant legal provisions.