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Regulation updating the Decree issued by the Minister of Health of 21 March 1973, concerning: ‘The hygiene requirements for packaging, containers and utensils intended to come into contact with foodstuffs or with substances for personal use’, limited to recycled polyethylene terephthalate bottles.

Notification Number: 2021/599/I (Italy )
Date received: 15/09/2021
End of Standstill: 16/12/2021

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Message 002

Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2021) 03389
Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Translation of the message 001
Notification: 2021/0599/I

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Não inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

(MSG: 202103389.EN)

1. Structured Information Line
MSG 002 IND 2021 0599 I EN 15-09-2021 I NOTIF


2. Member State
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3. Department Responsible
MINISTERO DELLO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO
Direzione generale per il mercato, la concorrenza, la tutela del consumatore e la normativa tecnica
Divisione VI - Normativa tecnica - Sicurezza e conformità dei prodotti
00187 Roma - Via Sallustiana, 53
tel. +39 06 4705.5368 - e-mail: ucn98.34.italia@mise.gov.it


3. Originating Department
MINISTERO DELLA SALUTE
Direzione Generale per l’Igiene e la Sicurezza degli alimenti e la nutrizione
Ufficio 6
Roma


4. Notification Number
2021/0599/I - S10E


5. Title
Regulation updating the Decree issued by the Minister of Health of 21 March 1973, concerning: ‘The hygiene requirements for packaging, containers and utensils intended to come into contact with foodstuffs or with substances for personal use’, limited to recycled polyethylene terephthalate bottles.


6. Products Concerned
Materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs: recycled polyethylene terephthalate bottles.


7. Notification Under Another Act
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8. Main Content
Pursuant to Article 13b(2) of the Ministerial Decree of 21 March 1973 and subsequent amendments, recycled polyethylene terephthalate bottles must contain at least 50% virgin polyethylene terephthalate.
The provisions set out in the draft regulation to which the notification relates concern the inclusion in Article 13b of the aforementioned Ministerial Decree of 21 March 1973, after paragraph 2, of paragraph 2a, which reads: ‘Starting from the year 2021, for polyethylene terephthalate bottles referred to in paragraph 1, the minimum percentage of virgin polyethylene terephthalate provided for in paragraph 2 shall not apply, under the following conditions:
a) the aforementioned bottles come from a recycling process for which a favourable opinion has been issued by the European Food Safety Authority and the conditions laid down therein are complied with in terms of the maximum percentage of recycled polyethylene terephthalate in said bottles and the relative conditions for use;
b) the critical parameters and operational steps described in the opinion of the European Food Safety Authority are applied in that recycling process.
The other conditions and requirements provided for in this Article shall continue to apply in respect of the bottles referred to
above.’


9. Brief Statement of Grounds
The adoption of the regulation in question is necessary in order to comply with the regulatory provisions laid down in Article 51, paragraph 3f, of Decree-Law No 104 of 14 August 2020, as converted, with amendments, into Law No 126 of 13 October 2020.


10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
References to basic texts: Regulation updating the Decree issued by the Minister for Health of 21 March 1973, concerning: ‘The hygiene requirements for packaging, containers and utensils intended to come into contact with foodstuffs or with substances for personal use’ limited to recycled polyethylene terephthalate bottles and containers: corresponding to notification 2013-0081-I.


11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure
No


12. Grounds for the Emergency
-


13. Confidentiality
No


14. Fiscal measures
No


15. Impact assessment
There is no information on the impact assessment


16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT Aspects

NO - The draft has no significant impact on international trade.

SPS Aspects

No - The draft is not a medical or phytosanitary measure

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European Commission

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