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Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock is seeking public consultation on the proposed Turkish Food Codex Communiqué on Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food.

The purpose of this Regulation is to determine the specifications for plastic materials and articles in contact with food and compliance testing rules. The Regulation proposes the following requirements:

  • General rules are detailed in article 5.
  • Specific substance rules are detailed in articles 6, 7 and 8.
  • Declaration of conformity requirements are detailed in article 11.
  • Migration limits and compliance are specified in articles 12 and 13.

The public consultation is open until January 14, 2019.