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Turkey’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry released two plastic food contact material regulations published in Official Journal No. 30989 which includes:

  • Turkish Food Codex Communique on List of Similar Foods Used in Migration Test of Components of Plastic Materials and Materials in Contact with Food (No. 201943)

This Communique determines the list of food analogues used in migration testing of components of plastic materials in contact with food. Also, it repeals Notification No. 201335 published in Official Journal No. 28710.

  • Turkish Food Codex Communique on Plastic Materials and Materials in Contact with Food (No. 201944)

This Communique sets the technical requirements for plastic food contact materials and articles. Also, it repeals Notification No. 201334 published in Official Journal No. 28710.

Both adheres with the requirements set forth by the European Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011. Product operators are obliged to comply with the provisions of this regulations until December 31st, 2020.

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