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The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay has drafted a decree that adopts MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on Positive List of Additives for the Preparation of Plastic Materials and Polymer Coatings in Contact with Food.

This draft decree establishes the list of additives and polymerization aids authorized for the manufacture of plastic materials and polymer coatings in direct contact with food.

A complete list of permitted additives with the corresponding restrictions of use, and specified composition and migration limits can be found in Article 4 of the MERCOSUR Technical Regulation on Positive List of Additives for Plastics Intended for the Production of Containers and Articles in Food Contact as referenced.

Public consultation is open for this draft until December 30, 2018.

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