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Taiwan Revises Food Utensils, Containers and Packaging Testing Methods

June 16, 2015

The Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare has revised the “Methods of Test for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages – Test of Glass, Porcelain and Enameled Products” (MOHWU0009.02). This is identified as the second revision of the test methods.

The main revisions are:

  • English Name: The original English name is “Method of Test for Food Utensils, Containers and Packages – Test of Glass, Porcelain and Enameled Products”
  • Testing of Pb and Cd (dissolution test): Add specifications concerning furnace, hot plate, storage bottles, and preparation of nitric acid solution; amend preparation requirements of reagents, standard solution; amendment to the calculation method used for determination of Pb and Cd content

Test methods are in effect as of April 29, 2015.

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