Rechtliche Grundlagen * Gesetzliche Bestimmungen
The following rules regulate plastic materials and articles coming into contact with food:

E U R O P E:
  • Framework Regulation 1935/2004
  • GMP Regulation 2023/2006
  • Plastics Regulation 10/2011 with substances list as well as amending Regulations
  • Regulation 282/2008 on recycled plastic materials in food contact
  • Regulation 450/2009 on active & intelligent materials and articles
  • Directive on simulants for testing migration 85/572/EEC
  • Directives on test conditions 82/711/EEC, 93/8/EEC and 97/48/EC
  • Directive on regenerated cellulose 93/10/EEC
  • Epoxide Directive 2002/16/EC
  • Regulation 372/2007/EC on plasticizers in gaskets in lids



The European regulations mentioned above were implemented into the following legal provisions in Germany :
  • German Act on Foodstuffs, Consumer Goods and Feeding Stuff (LFGB)
  • Consumer Goods Regulation (Bedarfsgegenständeverordnung)
The Framework Regulation 1935/2004 and other European Regulations as well are directly valid in Germany due to there legal structure.

In addition the Recommendations of the BfR are valid in Germany .


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