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GB 9685-2008 Hygienic Standards for Uses of Additives in Food Containers and Packaging Materials
Local Title:
GB 9685-2008 食品容器、包装材料用添加剂使用卫生标准
Country/Region:
China
Competent Authority:
State Food and Drug Administration (now SAMR)
Type:
Standard
Status:
Invalid
Release Date:
2008-09-09
Implementation Date:
2009-06-01
Document
Language Source Title Access
ZH
Official GB 9685-2008 Hygienic Standards for Uses of Additives in Food Containers and Packaging Materials_CN version
ZH
Official MOH_Announcement_23_of_2011_Approval_of_107_Food_Contact_Materials_Additives_CN version
ZH
Official MOH_Announcement_5_of_2012_Approval_of_301_Food_Contact_Materials_Additives_CN
ZH
Official MOH Announcement 5 of 2013_Approval_of_258_Food_Contact_Materials_Additives_CN version
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Summary

GB 9685-2008 specifies principles for uses of additives in food containers and packaging materials, 959 permitted additives, scope of use, maximum level, specific migration limit or maximum permitted quantity as well as other restrictive requirements.

This standard takes references from relevant regulations such as US Code of Federal Regulations Chapter 21 Section 170-189, US FDA Food Contact Notification list and EU 2002/72/EC Plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food stuffs. 

Drafting Committee: National Institute of Nutrition & Food Safety of the China Disease Prevention & Control Centre, Shanghai Food & Drug Supervision Institute and Association of International Chemicals Manufacturers.

Food contact materials in China include

  • those products made of paper, bamboo, wood, metals, porcelain, ceramics, plastics, rubber, natural fibres, synthetic fibres, glass and composite packaging materials that are used for packing and holding food; and

  • coatings in contact with food; and

  • the equipment, pipes, conveyor belts, containers, tools and utensils that are in contact with food during the production and sales of food.

History
2016-10-19
In force
Release Date: 2016-10-19
Implementation Date : 2017-10-19
2015-01-20
2008-09-09
GB 9685-2008 Hygienic Standards for Uses of Additives in Food Containers and Packaging Materials
Invalid
Release Date: 2008-09-09
Implementation Date : 2009-06-01
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