German authorities chart information shortfall in EU plastics declarations

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The main consumer protection institute for food contact materials in the German Rhineland has charted regular omissions of data required for food contact materials and articles in line with the EU’s Plastics Implementing Measure Regulation 10/2011.

The prevalence of these violations indicates that it is a problem that is are widespread, and extends deep into Europe’s regulatory system.

In this exclusive feature, Food Contact World examines why these shortfalls are occurring and the best practice for a declaration of conformity (DoC) under Regulation 10/2011.

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