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Food Contact Materials (FCM) refer to materials and articles that would be in contact with food during their intentional use. Since food contact materials are very sensitive as it could cause food contamination and thus unpredictable safety risks to food and consumers, a lot of countries have implemented food contact material safety regulations.


With SGS’s extensive global network and vast connections with local accredited laboratories, we are pleased to offer our Food Contact Materials International Type Approval service (FCM-ITA) for enterprises seeking worldwide acceptance on their food contact materials. With our local experts from different countries, we could provide a one-stop comprehensive testing to demonstrate compliance against food contact materials regulations of over 50 countries, and thus enhance perception quality of your products as internationally accepted. Graph 1 and Table 1 shows countries SGS’s FCM-ITA services could covered (colored in orange).



Table 1. List of Countries that SGS’s FCM-ITA Service Covered

Regions  Countries 
Europe  All European Union (EU) Countries (including 28 member states), Turkey, Norway, Switzerland 
Asia  China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines 
Oceania  Australia, New Zealand 
North and South America  United States, Canada, Mexico, Columbia, Brazil, Mercosur (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela) 


Independent and innovative, our Electrical & Electronics experts use state-of-the-art facilities and technology to deliver tailor made, value-added services that help improve your business. Our expertise in compliance management will help you make the right choices for different national markets, while carrying out the necessary testing and certification quickly and professionally.

For more information, please contact our Customer Service Team!

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