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Denmark’s Ministry of the Environment and Food has issued Order No. 1248: Executive Order on Food Contact Materials (Denmark) on October 30, 2018.
This Executive Order sets forth requirements on food contact materials made of various materials such as plastics, recycled plastics, cellulose, ceramic, glass, etc.
All food contact materials marketed in Denmark should comply with the provisions set forth in EU Regulation on Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Contact with Food (FCM) (Regulation (EC) No. 1935⁄2004).
Plastic food contact materials must also comply with the Regulation on Plastic Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Contact with Food (Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 while recycled plastics must follow the requirements of the Regulation on Recycled Plastic Materials and Articles Intended to Come Into Contact With Foods (Commission Regulation (EC) No. 282⁄2008).
This Order was enforced on November 6, 2018.