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Developement of a strategy for the effective enforcement of food contact plastics legislation - FS2238

The current EU Directive on food contact plastics (90/128/EEC as amended) prescribes monomers and other
1 To liase with MAFF, CSL, LACOTS, Shropshire Trading Standards, Public Analysts, industry and KVW to evaluate current procedures and guidelines for enforcement of legislation concerning food contact materials (fcms) 2. To develop decision tree scheme for initial assessments of fcms and analytical decision tree scheme. To apply analytical scheme to a minimum of 4 main group polymers. 3. To produce a draft consultation document including decision tree approach for evaluating fcms. TSO/PA to validate scheme by applying to a test material. 4. To produce a practical guide for enforcement of fcm legislation.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1996

To: 1998

Cost: £41,937
Contractor / Funded Organisations
RAPRA Technology Limited