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The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the standard released for plastic cling wrap film for food contact use.
The standard is named as DUS 1671:2017, Plastic cling wrap film for food contact use — General requirements. The standard outlines the definitions and terms, product classifications, marking, requirements, test methods, inspection rules, labels, packaging, transport and storage of plastic cling wrap film for food contact use.
The standard covers plastic cling wrap film for keeping food fresh (hereinafter referred to as cling wrap film) which is made of resin such as polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride, polyvinyl dichloride, processed by the method of monolayer or multilayer extrusion.
Consultation is open for this from March 21 to May 20, 2017.