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At SGS we carry out food packaging testing and contact materials testing to ensure that your products comply with the appropriate regulations for food contact materials.
All materials that come into contact with food, from manufacturers’ packaging to crockery and cutlery, glassware, ceramics and storage containers should be tested to ensure they are safe for food contact. They must not transfer their constituents into the foodstuff in unacceptable quantities. Food contact testing protects the health of consumers.
Our food contact materials testing is available worldwide. Our laboratories perform testing against the contact regulations for regions including the EU, USA, Japan and China. Food grade packaging and contact materials are regulated by:
Within the EU we perform food contact testing for the separate member states in EU such as Germany, France and Italy.
We offer expertise in analytical testing and consultancy services for plastic and non-plastic materials intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
Contact SGS for expert food contact testing advice and a truly global service utilizing the most up to date testing equipment and facilities.
We are conducting a survey to improve understanding of current industry practices relating to allergen control and management. Responding to the survey will take about 10 minutes.
Complete our Allergen Management Survey
The results will be shared across the industry in Q1 2014.