Official Gazette, No. 39/2013, 47/2014, 114/2018 and 53/2022
Scope of application
Textile packaging in contact with food
Main requirements that the business user needs to know about
Textile packaging which during packaging come into direct contact with the food must be made from materials which are easy to clean and disinfected.
Packaging from paragraph 1 of this article must not contain bleaching or impregnation agents, or other substances which can have a harmful effect on organoleptic properties and chemical composition of food.
Products from paragraph 1 of this article, through extraction over the course of 24 hours, in distilled water at the temperature of 40°C must not release more than:
- 5 mg/dm² of formaldehyde
- 5 mg/L of lead
- 05 mg/L of cadmium
- 1 mg/L of chromium(IV) cations
- 01 mg/L of mercury
Textile packaging which serves for packaging food must not be painted, except for the markings on the packaging.
Dyes used to colour the markings on the textile packaging must not be water soluble and must conform with the requirements set out in article 13 and article 13 of this Regulation. Markings on the textile packaging may be placed only on the exterior part of the packaging.
Market Surveillance Authority