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TPCH Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation Update

From: 中鼎检测 Date: 2021-02-26 Tits: 496 Times

In February 16, 2021, the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) announced the organization's 2021 update to their Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation. The update includes the addition of the class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and ortho-phthalates as regulated chemicals, as well as new processes and criteria for identifying and regulating additional chemicals of high concern in packaging. This Act become effective immediately upon adoption.

The revised TPCH regulations control hazardous substances and their limit values are as follows:

The TPCH packaging regulations are the "Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation". TPCH (Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse), established in 1992, is responsible for promoting the regulation to all states in the United States, and supporting and coordinating the implementation of the regulation. Because of the successful promotion, people often refer to the control of Toxics in packaging materialsas TPCH. It has become an industry consensus that packaging materials exported to the United States comply with the requirements of this regulation. After the implementation of the new regulations, companies exporting to the United States should carefully select packaging materials to ensure that the packaging materials comply with the latest packaging regulations.


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