Other types of metal packaging


National legislation

Regulation on Health Suitability of Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Direct Contact with Food
Official Gazette, No. 125/2009 and 31/2011 

Act on General Use Good (see Article 49, point 2.)
Official Gazette, No. 39/201347/2014114/2018 and 53/2022

Competent authority

Ministry of Health
Email: helpdesk_sigurnost_hrane@miz.hr
Phone: +385 1 46 07 555
Web: https://zdravlje.gov.hr/

Scope of application

Other types of metal packaging in contact with food

Main requirements that the business user needs to know about

Article 96

Milk buckets and tankers must be made from stainless steel or from appropriate plastic materials which meet the requirements from articles 32 through 71 of this Regulation, and they must be made in a way which allows for easy cleaning, washing and disinfection.

Finished products from paragraph 1 of this article must be closed only using lids with sealants which meet the requirements set out in articles 32 through 71 of this Regulation.

Article 97

Other metal packaging (tankers, containers, crates, baskets, boxes, bottles, barrels etc.) whose inner surfaces come into direct contact with the food must be protected with health-safe metal coating or polymer material which does adversely affect the organoleptic properties and chemical composition of the food and does not increase the heavy metals values for which permitted values are set out by other regulations.


Market Surveillance Authority

State Inspectorate



Link to the TRIS database

In the TRIS database you can look up the notification of the technical rule