Food safety — safe packaging

SUMMARY OF:

Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 — materials and articles intended to come into contact with food

SUMMARY

WHAT DOES THIS REGULATION DO?

KEY POINTS

FROM WHEN DOES THE REGULATION APPLY?

It entered into force on 3 December 2004.

BACKGROUND

See chemical safety of food on the European Commission's website.

ACT

Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and repealing Directives 80/590/EEC and 89/109/EEC (OJ L 338, 13.11.2004, pp. 4-17)

Successive amendments to Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 have been incorporated in the basic text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.

last update 03.02.2016



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