mercoledì, Giugno 23, 2021

Bisphenol A, latest updates

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical that is mainly used in combination with other chemicals to manufacture plastics and resins.

The harmonized European test method for paper and board recyclability assessment

CEPI, the European Confederation of the Paper Industry, launched a consultation period on 20 October, which will end on 6 November, for...

EU Ecolabel criteria for printed paper, stationery paper and paper carrier bag

On 1st December 2020, the European Commission published the Decision (EU) 2020/1803 of 27th November 2020 establishing the EU Ecolabel criteria for printed...

Mineral Oils and Paper&Board for food contact: a brief overview on a FCMs...

What are MOH? I MOH (Mineral oil hydrocarbons) are complex mixtures, which are defined as substances of unknown and variable composition (UVCB substances) in the...

The Commission Guidelines on Single-Use Plastic Products

On 31 May, the Commission published the long-awaited “Commission guidelines on single-use plastic products in accordance with Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the...

The OECD PFASs and Alternatives in Food Packaging report

This OECD report addresses the commercial availability and current uses of alternatives (chemical and non-chemical) to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in...

The EU Sustainable Products Initiative

The Eu Sustainable Products Initiative, which will revise the Ecodesign Directive and propose additional legislative measures as appropriate, aims to make products...

EUROSAC food contact guideline for paper packaging

When producing paper sacks for food, European manufacturers face many legal requirements regarding the protection and hygiene of the stored food. To...

Procurement of Paper for Recycling: Testing Procedures and Standardisation

The paper industry has actually been a pioneer of what we now call the "Circular economy" for years. Yet, due to widely-known regulations and...

FEFCO International Good Manufacturing Practice Standard for Corrugated Board

Corrugated Board is used for the packaging of a variety of goods. It offers unique properties making it ideal for, but not...

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