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GB 4806.1-2016

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Standard ID GB 4806.1-2016 (GB4806.1-2016)
Description (Translated English) National Food Safety Standard -- General Safety Requirements on Food Contact Materials and Articles
Sector / Industry National Standard
Classification of Chinese Standard X09
Word Count Estimation 6,680
Date of Issue 2016-10-19
Date of Implementation 2017-10-19
Regulation (derived from) State Health and Family Planning Commission Notice No.1516 of 2016

GB 4806.1-2016
GB
NATIONAL STANDARD
OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
National Food Safety Standard - General Safety
Requirements on Food Contact Materials and Articles
ISSUED ON. OCTOBER 19, 2016
IMPLEMENTED ON. OCTOBER 19, 2017
Issued by. National Health and Family Planning Commission of the PRC
Table of contents
1 Scope ... 3 
2 Terms and definitions ... 3 
3 Basic requirements ... 6 
4 Limit requirements ... 6 
5 Compliance principles ... 7 
6 Test methods ... 7 
7 Traceability ... 8 
8 Product information ... 8 
Appendix A Spoon chopsticks marking ... 10 
National Food Safety Standard - General Safety
Requirements on Food Contact Materials and Articles
1 Scope
This standard specifies the basic requirements, limits, compliance principles,
inspection methods, traceability and product information for food contact
materials and articles.
This standard applies to all kinds of food contact materials and articles.
2 Terms and definitions
2.1 Food contact materials and articles
It refers to, under normal conditions of use, the materials and articles that have
been or are expected to be in contact with food or food additives (hereinafter
referred to as food) OR whose ingredients may be transferred into food,
including the packaging materials, vessels, and tools and equipment used for
food in the food production, packaging, transportation, storage, sale, and use
process, as well as the inks, adhesives, and lubricants, etc., which may directly
or indirectly contact food. It excludes detergents, disinfectants and public water
delivery facilities.
2.2 Composite materials and articles
It refers to the food contact materials and articles of two or more layers
composited from different materials or same materials through bonding, hot
fusion, or other methods.
2.3 Combination materials and articles
It refers to the food contact materials and articles of two or more layers
combined from different materials or same materials through assembly,
welding, and inlaying, etc.
2.4 Total migration
It refers to the total amount of all nonvolatile matter migrating from food contact
materials and articles to the food simulant in contact with them, expressed in
milligrams of nonvolatile migrants per kilogram of food simulant (mg/kg), OR
7 Traceability
7.1 Food contact materials and articles manufacturing enterprises shall
establish a product traceability system to ensure that food contact materials
and articles at all stages are traceable.
7.2 The traceability system shall ensure the access of the source and
destination information of the food contact materials and articles AND the
compliance information of the relevant substances and materials.
8 Product information
8.1 Product identification information shall be clear and true, AND shall not
mislead the user.
8.2 The product shall provide sufficient product information, including labels,
instructions and other product identification information AND product
certification, to ensure that there is sufficient information to conduct safety
assessment against food contact materials and articles.
8.3 The identification shall include the name of the product, the material, the
declaration of conformity to the relevant regulations and standards, the name,
address and contact information of the manufacturer and/or distributor, the
date of manufacture, and the shelf life (if applicable).
8.4 Declaration of conformity shall include the laws and regulations to be
followed, the list of substances having limit requirements, and the conformity of
total migration (molded products only).
8.5 The food contact materials and articles shall, in addition to complying with
the aforementioned requirements, also indicate “For food contact”, “For food
packaging”, or similar terms, OR otherwise be printed or attached with a spoon
chopsticks marking (SEE Appendix A), except for the products with clear food
contact purposes (such as chopsticks, wok, etc.). As for the products with
special requirements of use, it shall indicate the method of use, precautions of
use, application, environment of use, and temperature of use, etc. As for the
product with the conditions of use clearly specified in relevant standards OR
beyond the conditions of use may cause high food safety risks, it shall use
special or eye-catching methods to indicate the conditions of use, in order to
make the user safely and correctly handle, exhibit, store, and use such
product.