Product safety of packaging materials

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In general, product safety issues are related to food contact materials. However, safety demands do not only concern food packages. Other packages, e.g., for pharmaceuticals, medical ware, toys and electronics, also need to be safe. In Europe, the General Product Safety Directive regulates all consumer products by stating that "only safe products can be placed on the market". It covers any products intended for and likely to be used by consumers, including the products' packaging.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 Wood and Fiber Product Seminar
Subtitle of host publicationVTT and USDA Joint Activity
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-7590-9
ISBN (Print)978-951-38-7589-3
Publication statusPublished - 2010
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventWood and Fiber Product Seminar: VTT and USDA Joint Activity - Espoo, Finland
Duration: 22 Sep 200923 Sep 2009

Publication series

SeriesVTT Symposium


SeminarWood and Fiber Product Seminar

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