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NHFPC Releases National Food Safety Standard for Food Contact Materials

June 16, 2015

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHFPC) released a draft of the National Food Safety Standard: General Safety Requirements of Food Contact Materials and Articles [Chinese].

The draft standard specifies the following to ensure safety of food contact materials and articles in the country:

  • General Requirements
  • Limitation Requirement
  • Compliance Principles
  • Test Method
  • Traceability
  • Product Information

The draft standard is open for public consultation until July 21, 2015.