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BULGARIA
(last update 03/07/2007)
SUMMARY
All EC Directives implemented.
No additional national provisions.
Legislation implemented by the Ordinance No 1 of 7 January 2002 relating to plastic materials and articles, intended to come
into contact with foodstuffs, Ordinance 24 of 17 May 2001 relating to materials and articles other than plastics intended to
come into contact with foodstuffs revoked by Ordinance 3 of 4 June 2007 on specific requirements tomaterials and articles
other than plastics intended to come into contact with foodstuffs and Ordinance No 4 of 10 May 2006 on certain epoxy
derivatives, used in the manufacturing of materials and articles, intended to come into contact with foodstuffs, which give effect
in Bulgaria to EU Directives on food contact materials.
Made under the Law on Foodstufss.
Bulgarian legislation on materials and articles intented to come into contact with foodstuff is published in the Bulgarian State
Gazette, " ()", web site address is: http://dv.parliament.bg or
www.lex.bg
IMPLEMENTATION OF EC DIRECTIVES
ALL FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS
Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004
(, . 31 2006 .)
Law on amendment and supplement of the Law on Foodstuffs (State Gazette No 31 of 2006)
PLASTICS Monomers & additives
2002/72/EC (consolidated plastic
directive)
1 7 2002 . ,
(., , . 13 05.02.2001 .; ., . 55
25.06.2004 ., . 70 26.08.2005 ., . 59 21.07.2006 ., . 2 09.01.2007 . .
52 29.06.2007 .)

Ordinance No 1 of 7 January 2002 relating to plastic materials and articles, intended to come
into contact with foodstuffs (State Gazette No 13 of 05.02.2002, amendments SG No 55 of
25.06.2004, SG No 70 of 26.08.2005, SG No 59 of 21.07.2006, SG No 2 of 09.01.2007 and
SG No 52 of 29.06.2007)
PLASTICS Testing
82/711/EEC (basic rules)
93/8/EEC (1st amend. 82/711/EEC)
97/48/EC (2nd amend. 82/711/EEC)
85/572/EEC (simulants)
1 7 2002 . ,
(., , . 13 05.02.2001 .; ., . 55
25.06.2004 ., . 70 26.08.2005 ., . 59 21.07.2006 ., . 2 09.01.2007 . .
52 29.06.2007 .)

Ordinance No 1 of 7 January 2002 relating to plastic materials and articles, intended to come
into contact with foodstuffs (State Gazette No 13 of 05.02.2002, amendments SG No 55 of
25.06.2004, SG No 70 of 26.08.2005, SG No 59 of 21.07.2006, SG No 2 of 09.01.2007 and
SG No 52 of 29.06.2007)
PLASTICS Vinyl chloride monomer
78/142/EEC
80/776/EEC (testing product)
81/432/EEC (testing in foodsimulant)
1 7 2002 . ,
(., , . 13 05.02.2001 .; ., . 55
25.06.2004 ., . 70 26.08.2005 ., . 59 21.07.2006 ., . 2 09.01.2007 . .
52 29.06.2007 .)

Ordinance No 1 of 7 January 2002 relating to plastic materials and articles, intended to come
into contact with foodstuffs (State Gazette No 13 of 05.02.2002, amendments SG No 55 of
25.06.2004, SG No 70 of 26.08.2005, SG No 59 of 21.07.2006, SG No 2 of 09.01.2007 and
SG No 52 of 29.06.2007)
REGENERATED CELLULOSE FILM
93/10/EEC
93/111/EEC (1st amend. 93/10/EEC)
24 17 2001 . , ,
(., , . 56 22.06.2001 .; ., . 13
05.02.2002 ., . 61 26.07.2005 . . 59 21.07.2006 .)

3 4 2007 .
, ,
(. , . 51 26.06.2007 .)

Ordinance 24 of 17 May 2001 relating to materials and articles other than plastics
intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (State Gazette No 56 of 22.06.2001,
amendments SG No 13 of 05.02.2002, SG No 61 of 26.07.2005 and SG No 59 of
21.07.2006)