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Products containing food contact parts are subject to regulations on food contact material (FCM) worldwide.  Products failing to fulfil food contact material requirements are facing banned import, compulsory withdrawal from the market, or even recall from end users.

As a leading testing and certification company, SGS provides all-rounded services concerning food contact product testing.  To support your food contact product business, we will offer you, our valuable customer, a 35% discount on FCM testing.

Table 1: FCM regulatory requirements

Destination MarketRegulations

Regulation (EC) 1935/2004
Germany: = Lebensmittel- und Futtermittelgesetzbuches (LFBG)
France: French Decree 2007-766
Italy: Ministerial Decree of 21/03/1973
Netherlands: Commodity Act on Packaging and Consumer (Verpakkingen en gebruiksartikelen)

US FDA 21 CFR 175-189
FDA CPG Sec. 545.400, 545.450 and 545.500
Japan Japan Food Sanitation Law (JFSL)
Korea Standards and specifications for food utensils, containers and packages (2013)
China GB Standards, e.g. GB 9688 (PP), GB 9684 (Stainless steel)
South America Mercosur GMC Resolutions
Australia AS 2070

As the world’s leading third-party laboratory, we have a global network of experts in every field and offer the “Best in Class Service” for all of your testing, inspection and audit needs.

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