Uruguay has announced it intends to approve the Mercosur Technical Regulation on silicones for the manufacture of materials, containers, coatings and equipment in contact with food. Comments are accepted until May 12, 2023.
On March 13, 2023, Uruguay’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería, MIEM) announced draft Resolution No. 06/22 on food contact silicone materials and articles.
Highlights of several important provisions in the draft resolution are summarized in Table 1.
|Section to Annex of Draft Resolution No. 06/22||Highlights of Mercosur Technical Regulation on Silicones Intended for the Manufacture of Materials, Containers, Coatings and Equipment in Contact with Food|
|2 ‘General Provisions’|
|3 ‘Positive List’|
According to the announcement, comments will be accepted until May 12, 2023 (60 days from March 13, 2023)
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