Press Release: September 07, 2020
France publishes a new law – Order of August 5, 2020 – covering food contact rubber materials and articles and pacifiers for infants and young children.
Issued on August 11, 2020, the Order repeals and replaces Order of November 9, 1994 – rubber materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs, food products and drinks. The new law contains multiple important changes:
Stakeholders should be aware the new law covers:
For more information on the provisions within the new law, including specific migration levels, view SafeGuard 128/20.
Order of August 5, 2020 comes into effect on July 1, 2021, although food contact rubber materials and articles that comply with the previous Order and were placed onto the market before this date can continue to be sold until their stocks are exhausted.
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