SGS Summarizes Revisions to the Swiss Ordinance on Food Contact Materials and Articles

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published SafeGuardS 009.24 to provide a summary of Switzerland’s amendments to its ordinance on food contact materials (FCM) and articles.

Official Collection 2023 836 was published in December 2023, revising Ordinance on Materials and articles Intended to Come into Contact with Foodstuffs. Its primary purpose is the harmonization of the national law with regulations in the European Union.

SGS publishes SafeGuardS to keep stakeholders informed about regulatory changes that may impact their business. SafeGuardS 009.24 includes a list of the provisions within the ordinance and a helpful, detailed table highlighting the amendments.

Stakeholders are advised to review SGS’s original SafeGuardS 009.24 for more details.

Amendments to the nation’s law on FCM and articles will come into effect on February 1, 2024.

SGS Food Contact Material Services
SGS’s technical experts have extensive experience of testing materials and articles in contact with food. They can ensure that your products meet the appropriate regulations for food contact materials and pave the way for compliance. SGS offers the full range of testing, including migration tests, along with expert advice on emerging regulations, compliance issues and documentation review. In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s Food Contact Material Services.

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full Switzerland Revises Ordinance on Food Contact Materials and Articles SafeGuardS.

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For further information contact:

Dr. HingWo Tsang
Global Information and Innovation Manager
Tel: (+852) 2774 7420
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