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NHFPC Releases Draft Standard for Food Contact Materials

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.