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The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2002

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Amendments to the Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations 1998

10.  For regulation 7A (specifications) there shall be substituted the following regulation—

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7A.(1) Subject to paragraph (3), no plastic material or article manufactured using isocyanates or colourants prepared by diazo-coupling shall be capable of transferring primary aromatic amines (expressed as aniline), not being primary aromatic amines listed in these Regulations, to food with which that plastic material or article may come into contact.

(2) Schedule 2B shall have effect for the purpose of prescribing, for certain items listed in Part I of Schedule 1, Part I or II of Schedule 2 or Schedule 2A, the specifications for those items which are referred to in column 4 of the Part or, as the case may be, Schedule concerned.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (1), “detectable quantity” means a quantity of at least DLO.02 milligrams per kilogram of food or food simulant (analytical tolerance included)..

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