January 14, 2016
CHINA - China National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has released draft standard “GB 31604.1-2015 – The general rules for migration test of food contact materials and articles,” which outlines the following:
- How to select the appropriate food simulant
- Accepted screening tests and how to conduct them
- Migration test conditions
- Calculation algorithms that must be used
The final version of the standard will be implemented on September 22, 2016.