Brazil has informed the WTO of its intention to revise its Resolution on food contact packaging, coatings, utensils, lids and metallic equipment. Comments are accepted until March 6, 2023.
On January 5, 2023, the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced a draft resolution from Brazil’s Health Regulatory Agency (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária, ANVISA) on its intention to revise the nation’s Resolution on food contact packaging, coatings, utensils, lids and metallic equipment.
The draft resolution, attached to WTO document number 23-0120, contains several important changes to Collegiate Board Resolution – RDC No. 20 March 22, 2007, as amended by Collegiate Board Resolution - RDC No. 498 of May 20, 2021 (Table 1).
|Article to Draft Resolution||Highlights|
|3.1.1 Stainless steel alloys listed below|
|3.1.3 Technically pure aluminum and its alloys|
|3.5.3 Substances whose concentration in the finished product does not exceed 0.24 mg/dm² of the food contact metal surface|
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