From 1 July 2011 kitchenware made of melamine or polyamide originating or consigned from China or Hong Kong must comply with the import rules of Regulation EU No 284/2011 :
- Consignments must be notified to the competent authorities at the entry points at least 2 working days before arrival.
- Consignments must have a declaration and a laboratory report on the analysis of primary aromatic amines (for polyamide) and formaldehyde (for melamine).
General Guidance on the Regulation
Technical Guidance on the Regulation