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Council Directive of 20 January 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making-up by weight or by volume of certain prepackaged products (76/211/EEC)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.This Directive relates to prepackages containing products with the exception...

  3. Article 2.(1.) A prepackage within the meaning of this Directive is...

  4. Article 3.(1.) The prepackages which may bear the EEC sign specified...

  5. Article 4.(1.) All prepackages referred to in Article 3 must, in...

  6. Article 5.Member States may not refuse, prohibit or restrict the placing...

  7. Article 6.The amendments necessary to adapt the requirements of Annexes I...

  8. Article 7.(1.) Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations...

  9. Article 8.This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

    1. ANNEX I

      1. 1. OBJECTIVES

      2. 2. DEFINITIONS AND BASIC PROVISIONS

      3. 3. INSCRIPTIONS AND MARKINGS

      4. 4. RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PACKER OR IMPORTER

      5. 5. CHECKS TO BE CARRIED OUT BY THE COMPETENT DEPARTMENTS ON...

      6. 6. OTHER CHECKS CARRIED OUT BY THE COMPETENT DEPARTMENTS

    2. ANNEX II

      1. This Annex lays down the procedures of the reference method...

      2. 1. REQUIREMENTS FOR MEASURING THE ACTUAL CONTENTS OF PREPACKAGES

      3. 2. REQUIREMENTS FOR CHECKING BATCHES OF PREPACKAGES

        1. 2.1. Prepackage batches

          1. 2.1.1. The batch shall comprise all the prepackages of the same...

          2. 2.1.2. When prepackages are checked at the end of the packing...

          3. 2.1.3. For batches of fewer than 100 prepackages, the non-destructive test,...

          4. 2.1.4. Before the tests in 2.2 and 2.3 are carried out,...

        2. 2.2. Checking of the actual contents of a prepackage

          1. 2.2.1. Non-destructive testing

          2. 2.2.2. Destructive testing

        3. 2.3. Checking of the average actual contents of the individual prepackages...

          1. 2.3.1. A batch of prepackages shall be considered acceptable for the...

          2. 2.3.2. If xi is the measured value for the actual contents...

            1. 2.3.2.1. the mean of the measured values for the sample is...

            2. 2.3.2.2. and the estimated value of the standard deviation s by...

          3. 2.3.3. Criteria for acceptance or rejection of the batch of prepackages...

            1. 2.3.3.1. Criteria for non-destructive testing

            2. 2.3.3.2. Criteria for destructive testing

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