2013 Archive

Taiwan revised polystyrene plastic food container packing inspection method

 Lead and cadmium test method fixed points include: inspection, to add columns to store bottles, the configuration of the nitric acid solution, the configuration of the revised standard solution concentration range and content determination; Volatile substances (styrene, toluene, ethyl benzene, propy l benzene and isopropyl benzene) inspection; Correction of lead, cadmium and volatile substances (styrene, toluene, ethyl benzene, propyl benzene and isopropyl benzene) quantitative limit.

At present, the U.S. department of health and human services has will join the list may be carcinogens, polystyrene and plans to ban the use of expanded polystyrene used for packaging material. Here, inspection and quarantine departments to remind relevant export enterprises:

one is to understand the Taiwan region proposed revised "food utensils, containers, packing inspection method - with polystyrene plastics", the specific content of the understanding of specific fixed point; Second is to actively contact customers and inspection and quarantine departments in Taiwan area, and query the relevant information to run the official web site, and understand the inspection method revised situation in a timely manner; Three is normal production and management, establish self-inspection self-control system, improve the quality of products.