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817.023.021 General Declaration of Compliance Further Information Swiss Ordinance Q&A
EU regulation 10/2011 sets out composition requirements, specific provisions for multi-layer materials, and for declaration compliance. EU 10/2011 - Declaration of Compliance Further Information EU Guidance Europa Lex
Proposition 65 lists chemicals know to the state of California to cancer or reproductive harm or birth defects. In practice, depending on the substance, it requires reasonable notices be given to consumers. Prop 65 Statement Further Information Prop 65 List - Offical Reference List State of California Prop 65 FAQ Note: Prop 65 is a very long and exhaustive list. The list reproduced here may contain errors or omissions. Please consult the office State of California list (linked above). This list is valid as...
Related Chemicals dichloromethane (methylene chloride), chloroform (trichloromethane), carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane) trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene) Chlorinated Substances Additional References Consortia SLT Chemical Watch
BPA and phthalates are additives used when extruding plastics and for many other purposes. Phthalates are a economic way to make plastic more flexible, thus their use grew in the 20th century. Currently there is concern about the effects exposures to these chemicals can have on human health. Related Chemicals Bisphenol A Phthalates Phthalate esters Esters of phthalic acid Bisphenol A / Phthalates Statement Additional References Nation Institute of Heath Review PEHSU Guide
TSE and BSE are of interest to regulators and health agencies around the world. Guidance is promulgated by various authorities including the FDA, European Medicines Agency, NIH, and World Health Organization. The concern from a flexible barrier packaging prospective is if the materials packaging is made from contain materials of allergen origin, they could, in theory, contain contamination. Further customers using packaging for certain applications should not have animal derived materials in them. The regulation of TSE and BSE go...