Food Contact Legislation in ASEAN

Food Contact Legislation in ASEAN

  1. Asian Food Regulation Information Service
    Food Contact Legislation in ASEAN
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    • 1. !""#$%"&()$*+,-./(-"&$ -&$01203 Sumalee Tangpitayakul Department of Science Service Thailand E-mail: sumalee@dss.go.th
    • 2. AMC (Asean Member Country)! Brunei Darussalam ! Myanmar! Cambodia ! Philippines! Indonesia ! Singapore! Lao PDR ! Thailand! Malaysia ! Vietnam
    • 3. !"#!$%&%"()*+%,-./+0%! The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) emanates from the ASEAN Leaders– vision to transform ASEAN into a single market and production base that is highly competitive and fully integrated into the global community by 2015
    • 4. ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standard and Qualityof Product – Prepared Food Product Working Group! Established by ASEAN Economic Ministers! The Objective ACCSQ " Implementation of the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Mutual Recognition Arrangements; " Harmonization of standards; " Enhancement of standards and conformity assessment infrastructure in Member Countries; " Transparency of standards, technical regulations and conformity assessment regimes in the region!
    • 5. !""#$%!#&!(")*+,-./.012(")330..22()*(#./*4/54(/*4($,/-0.6! "##$%& The ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) formed to facilitate and complement the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)! "##- ASEAN regulatory bodies authorized to achieve mandate of eliminating technical barriers to trade.! "##(- Efforts to harmonize regulatory requirements amongst ASEAN was initiated through the (ACCSQ)
    • 6. ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standard and Qualityof Product – Prepared Foodstuff Product Working Group ! 8 working Groups under ACCSQ " JSCEE (Joint Sectoral Committee for AHEEERR) " ACC (ASEAN Committee on Cosmetic) " PPWG (Pharmaceutical Product Working Group) " PFPWG (Prepared Foodstuff Product Working Group) " APWG (Automotive Product Working Group) " RBPWG (Rubber-based Product Working Group) " MDPWG (Medical Devices Product Working Group) " TMHSPWG (Traditional Medicine & Health Supplement Product Working Group)
    • 8. !"#$%&$"$())*+$,-.-/0$1$2131415$67897#:;1$217 &%&! Thailand has proposed to be ARL in the area of food contact materials in the meeting.
    • 9. !"#$%&()(("*$+,$%-.%/$0","1"2&"$345+14+1#!(Provide training and technical advise and service to ASEAN member countries (AMC))To become resource and information centres by linking to existing platforms and networks*(To coordinate inter-laboratory comparisons or proficiency testing in the ASEAN region4. To become resource centres for certified reference materials (CMRs)#(reference materials
    • 10. The 11th meeting of ACCSQ-PFPWG! Held in Manila, Philippines 15-16 July 2010! The meeting agreed in principle for the establishment of ARLs on food contact materials and food material.! Request Thailand to survey of Food Contact Materials standard and legislation among ASEAN member countries
    • 11. ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standard andQuality of Product – Prepared Food ProductWorking Group! Six data from ten countries response the questionnaire except " Laos " Vietnam " Myanmar " Cambodian
    • 12. System to regulate the safety of food packaging in Thailand
    • 13. !""#$%"&(")$*&$+,-*)-&# ConverterRaw material Food packer Food packaging Food Act 1979
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    • 16. !"#$%#&! There are 3 Ministries regulate food packaging materials:! Ministry of Public Health – FDA,Department of Medical Science! Ministry of Industry! Ministry of Science and Technology- Department of Science Service
    • 17. Notification No.117 (1989)! use polycarbonate as baby milk bottle! Amendment the concentration of Bisphenol A which is release from polycarbonate bottle = 300 ppb
    • 18. Notification No.295-2005 Types of plastic use for general food! Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) ! Polycarbonate (PC)! Polyethylene (PE) & ! Nylon (PA) Polypropylene (PP) ! Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)! Polystyrene (PS) ! Polylmethyl methacrylate! Polyvinyllidene chloride (PVDC) (PMMA)! Polyethylene terephthalatle(PET) ! Polymethyl pentene (PMP) ! Melamine
    • 29. !"#$#%%#&(! regulated 11 kinds of plastic based on Specifications, Standards and Testing Methods for Foodstuffs, Implements, Containers and Packaging, Toys, Detergents (JETRO, 2008)! Food packed in glass jar with metal lid and PVC gasket can be related to Closures with sealing gaskets for food containers of the US Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 Part 177.1210.
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