Packaging materials

So-called food contact materials are all items and materials with which the raw materials and finished food come in contact during manufacturing, e.g., equipment and production plant parts in the processing, and packaging materials for the finished products.

Documents for download

The following documents – provided by Food Federation Germany – are available for download:

Declaration of Compliance for Plastic Materials (PDF)
Information on „Specifications in the Food Packaging Chain“ (PDF)

Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons:

Toolbox for Preventing the Transfer of Undesired Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons into Food (BLL 2018) (PDF)

Guideline for the assessment of MOSH/MOAH migration from packaging into food with the aim of minimization (BLL 2019) (PDF)

Benchmark levels for mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) in foods (PDF, August 2021)

The BLL toolbox was adopted by FoodDrinkEurope and transferred into a toolbox for the EU, supported by BLL. This version of the toolbox is available for download here:

Toolbox for Preventing the Transfer of Undesired Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons into Food (FoodDrinkEurope/BLL 2018) (PDF)
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