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Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has mandated US 1659:2017 Material in Contact with Food — Requirements for Packaging Materials through a notification submitted to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

This standard provides requirements for packaging materials for food contact use. This standard includes:

  • Safety requirements related to: Raw materials, Storage and control, Additives, processing aids and colorants, Printing ink and coating, Migration
  • Hygiene
  • Packaging
  • Weight and measures
  • Labeling

Limits for ceramic packaging materials are discussed in Table 1 — Section 4.7.4.