Product safety of packaging materials

Marja Pitkänen

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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 Sept 200923 Sept 2009

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Symposium


    SeminarWood and Fiber Product Seminar


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