Uruguay has announced its intention to amend Mercosur Technical Regulation on food contact metals and alloys. Comments are accepted until August 8, 2022
In June 2022, Uruguay’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería, MIEM) announced draft Resolution No. 02/22 to amend GMC Resolution No. 46/06 ‘Mercosur Technical Regulation on provisions for metallic, linings, utensils, lids and equipment that come into contact with food’ (GMC Resolution 46/06, in Spanish or Portuguese).
Highlights of several important changes to GMC Resolution No. 46/06 in draft Resolution No. 02/22 are summarized in Table 1.
|3.1.1 ‘Stainless steels – positive list’|
|3.1.3 ‘Technically pure aluminum and its alloys’|
|3.1.12 ‘Impurities in metallic materials’|
|¹American Iron and Steel Institute/American Society for Testing and Materials|
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