About this initiative


The purpose of this evaluation is to assess whether the current EU legislative framework for of Food Contact Materials (FCM) is fit for purpose and delivers as expected. The evaluation will cover the functioning of the FCM Regulation in its entirety and the rules and tools provided for by this legislation, such as specific implementing measures. It will also examine the situation concerning materials for which there are no EU measures and which are subject to permitted national measures.

Food safety
Type of act
Staff working document


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Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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Feedback period
28 November 2017 - 26 December 2017 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (26)

  • Cerame-Unie / FEPF (Belgium)
    25 December 2017 Business association
    Cerame-Unie / FEPF (Belgium)

    The European Federation of Ceramic Table- and Ornamentalware (FEPF) is a member association of Cerame-Unie (The European Ceramic Industry Association). It was founded in 1959 and its secretariat is based in Brussels. Its membership currently covers producers in 9 countries: France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Romania and Croatia. All our members, which are national associations and some direct companies, are...

  • Anonymní (Belgium)
    25 December 2017 Business association
    Anonymní (Belgium)

    Dear FCM team, We would like to thank you for the opportunity to send feedback on the European Commission Roadmap on the Evaluation of Food Contact Materials (FCM). We understand the need to assess the effectiveness, efficiency and added value of the existing EU legislative framework on FCM and appreciate the efforts of the Commission to bring improvements. The food contact materials and their supply chain represent a significant part of the...

  • Anonymní (Italy)
    24 December 2017 Other
    Anonymní (Italy)

    The symbol reproduced in Annex II of Regulation 1935/2004 (for products not yet in contact with food when placed on the market) might generate confusion among products intended to: 1) contain food while eating 2) cook food 3) store food. They are 3 very different usages and imply different temperatures and contact duration. Some objects might be suitable for all 3 usages, but more likely, most objects are suitable only for one of these 3...

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Feedback period
11 February 2019 - 06 May 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Planned for
First quarter 2020

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