Brazil – Draft Resolution 897/2020 Revision of Food Contact Materials Resolutions

In order to update the health requirements of materials in contact with food, the draft resolution 897/2020 proposes the revision of the following: – Resolution – RDC number 105, May 19, 1999 – which establishes technical requirements for packages and plastic containers in contact with food; – Resolution – RDC number 56, November 16, 2012 – which establishes the positive list of monomers, starting substances, and polymers authorized in the manufacturing of packages and plastic containers in contact with food; – Resolution – RDC number 88, June 29, 2016 – which establishes the materials, packages, and cellulosic materials destinated to enter in contact with food.