- Updated national standards will be applied in national sampling/inspection of food contact materials.
At the end of July, China AQSIQ released 4 implementation rules on national inspection of food related products, involving plastics, paper and paperboard, as well as food machinery. Those 4 documents are applicable to related products manufactured after April 19, 2017.
The updated national standards are the essential reference of China’s national sampling inspection system. Here is a summary of some major GB standards used during sampling:
for Plastic product--melamine tableware and RCPP, retort pouch, retortable box:
for Paper and paperboard:
for Food machinery:
Please see the detailed inspection items and complete list of referenced standards in Checklists of National Sampling of Food Contact Materials and Articles in China!