Plastics and rubber materials are both made from the same families of polymers. The polymers are mixed with a complex blend of materials known as additives. Rubbers are elastomers, these are polymers with an elastic property. This elasticity differentiates rubbers from plastics
Article 8 of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC defines the marking and identification of packaging materials. The identification of the nature of the packaging material facilitates collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging.
Do not use bamboo in plastic FCM's. The popularity of bamboo in products that have contact with food is rising. Products sold as ‘natural’ bamboo may in reality be a combination of bamboo and melamine, a plastic.
Food contact adhesives or glues, are used to assemble two or more parts, surfaces of Food Contact Materials (FCM) together such as e.g. solid wood, solid bamboo, paper and board, cork etc.
How do laboratories decide on conditions for Food Contact Materials (FCM) migration tests?
PLConsultancy advises medium-sized and large companies with a focus on the areas of product safety, product liability, recall management and the establishment of quality assurance within the company. Mainly in the international trade of non-food products.
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Trinasco GmbH is an owner-operated management consultancy from Germany with a focus on product compliance.
How to make a smart, reasonable cost effective testing plan for chemical safety for non-food consumer products? Or how to avoid unnecessary costs on chemical analysis?
Monitoring changes in VAT regulation is outside the scope of ProductIP. The EU has a website with relevant information for online sellers and fulfilment service providers and other organisations facilitating online sales.
The “Reorder expire date” is an important date which you should monitor for your planned reorders.
What kind of laboratory analysis respectively tests are required for plastic, rubber or silicone Food Contact Materials (FCM) and articles?