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Ministerial Decree No. 6/2011 amending article 26 of the Food Code, relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs, in compliance with Commission Directive 2011/8/EU amending Directive 2002/72/EC as regards the restriction of use of Bisphenol A in plastic infant feeding bottles.

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Abstract
The Decree approves the Supreme Chemical Council of the State Decision by which article 26, relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs, is amended in compliance with Commission Directive 2011/8/EU as regards the restriction of use of Bisphenol A in plastic infant feeding bottles. In Annex 2, Section A of article 26, the text in column 4 under the reference number 13480 as regards the monomer 2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane is replaced by the following: SML (T) = 0,6 mg/kg. Not to be used for the manufacture of polycarbonate infant feeding . It shall be prohibited, as from 1 march 2011 the manufacture of, and from 1 June 2011 the placing on the market and importation of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs which do not comply with the provisions of the present Decree.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Decree shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Efimeris tis Kyverniseos No. 595, Part II, 14 April 2011, pp. 8686 and 8687.
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English

Legislation Amendment
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Original title
. 6/2011. 26 , 2011/8/ 2002/72/ .