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Brasil: establecen lista de monómeros y polímeros permitidos para la elaboración de envases plásticos y equipos en contacto con alimentos
11 January 2011
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: Brazil
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: ANVISA – Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Food packaging|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: Draft Resolution on Food packaging Language: Portuguese Number of pages: 42|
|6.||Description of content: This Technical Regulation establishes the positive list of monomers, other starting substances and polymers allowed for the manufacture of plastic packaging and equipment that get into contact with food. It establishes the use restrictions, the limits of composition and specific migrations. It also applies to polymer coatings in direct contact with food, applied on substrates of other material.
This draft Technical Regulation revokes Annex II and Annex VIII of Anvisa’s Resolution RDC n. 105, 19 May 1999, Resolution n. 124, 19 June 2001 and Resolution RDC n. 178, 17 October 2001.
It will be granted a period of 180 (one hundred and eighty) days from the date of entry into force of this Resolution for companies to promote the necessary adjustments to comply with this technical regulation.
This technical regulation has been harmonized in Mercosur – Draft Resolution GMC nº 02/2010 (SGT nº 3 – Technical Regulations/Food Comission/Mercosur). It is an update of Resolutions GMC nº 47/93, 86/93, 13/97, 14/97, 24/04.
This Draft Resolution was also notified to the TBT Committee.
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [ ] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[ ] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text)
[ ] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available: Brazilian Official Journal (Diário Oficial da União), 22 December 2010; Section 1. Draft Resolution (Consulta Pública) number 114, 22 December 2010, issued by Brazilian Sanitary Surveillance Agency – ANVISA. When adopted, it will be published at the Brazilian Official Journal (available in Portuguese)|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): April 2011
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): April 2011
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): July 2011
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or (dd/mm/yy): 22 February 2011
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency – ANVISA
SIA, Trecho 5, Área Especial 57
Brasilia – DF/Brazil
Tel.: +(55) 61 3462 5402
Fax: +(55) 61 3462 5414
|13.||Texts available from: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
The full text can be directly accessed through the following link: