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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Regulation 14

SCHEDULE 4Information to be contained in a declaration of compliance

85.  The name and address of the business operator which manufactures or imports the plastic materials or articles or the substances intended for the manufacture of those materials or articles.

86.  The identity of the materials, articles or substances intended for their manufacture.

87.  The date of the declaration.

88.  Confirmation that the plastic materials or articles meet the relevant requirements laid down in the Directive and in Regulation 1935/2004.

89.  Adequate information relating to the substances used for which restrictions or specifications are in place under the Directive to allow downstream business operators to ensure compliance with them.

90.  Adequate information relating to the substances which are subject to a restriction in food, obtained by experimental data or theoretical calculation about the level of their specific migration and, where appropriate, purity criteria in accordance with the purity Directives to enable the user of the plastic materials or articles to comply with the relevant Community provisions or, in their absence, with national provisions applicable to food.

91.  Specifications on the use of the plastic material or article, such as —

(a)the types of food intended to be in contact with it;

(b)the time and temperature of treatment and storage in contact with the food;

(c)the ratio of food contact surface area to volume used to establish the compliance of the plastic material or article.

92.  Confirmation, when a plastic functional barrier is used in a plastic multi-layer, that the plastic material or article complies with the requirements of paragraphs 2 to 4 of Article 7a of the Directive.

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