The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Wales specific
This consultation seeks views on the draft Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?

Businesses that manufacture, import, wholesale and/or retail materials and articles intended to come into contact with food that contain or may contain Bisphenol A, port health authorities, local enforcement authorities, consumers and others who may have in interest in the policy and legislation on food contact materials.

What is the subject of this consultation?

The drafting of Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 to amend the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) Regulations 2012 (“the 2012 Regulations”) to provide for the enforcement in Wales of Commission Regulation (EU) No 2018/213. Regulation 2018/213 regulates the use of Bisphenol A (“BPA”) in varnishes and coatings that come into contact with food and in plastic food contact materials. 

What is the purpose of this consultation?

To seek comments from industry, enforcement authorities, port health authorities, consumers and other interested stakeholders on the proposed Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018.

All comments and views should be sent to

Andrew Dodd
11th Floor
Southgate House
Wood Street
Cardiff
CF10 1EW

Telephone: 029 2067 8930
Email: food.policy.wales@food.gov.uk

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Further information

This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.