Recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foods

Recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foods are regulated at European level by Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2008.

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Link retrieved/verified on: 29/02/2016

Organisation: EU Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Government organisation

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Main area addressed by this resource: Alternative pack formats, Compliance, Consumer pressure, Consumers, Cost saving, Eco-design, Environment, Food contact, Green plastics, Legislation, Materials, Producer responsibility, Recycling, Regulations & standards, Safety, Sustainability, Waste reduction

Information type: Website information pages

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: Bio-polymers, Flexible packaging, Polymers

Packaging types:

Product/sector focus: Food & drink

Design topics: Recycled content

Latest developments:

End of life: Recovery, Recycling

Compliance: Additives, Compliance check, EU requirements, Food contact, Labelling, Producer responsibility regulations, Regulations

Audience: All


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