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ESTONIA
(last update 19/04/2007)
SUMMARY
All EC Directives are implemented, except directives 2004/19/EC and 2005/31/EC, which are yet in process of being
implemented.
No additional national provisions
All legislation on materials and articles which come into contact with foodstuffs is consolidated in one document:
Vabariigi Valitsuse 17. 05. 1999. a määrusega nr 156 "Toiduga kokku puutuda lubatud materjalide ja esemete kohta esitatavate
nõuete, nende gruppide kohta esitatavate erinõuete ning nimetatud materjalide ja esemete ohutuse katsetamise meetodite
kinnitamine" (RT I 1999, 50, 549; 2001, 27, 152; 2003, 52, 357; 2005, 19, 112; 41, 337).
The website address is: http://www.riigiteataja.ee/ert/
Made under powers of the Toiduseadus [Food Act] (RT I 1999, 30, 415)
Sales Agent: Riigi Teataja Kirjastus
Lossi plats 1a, 15163 Tallinn
Tel. +372 693 5872, +372 693 5866
E-mail: teataja(a)rtk.ee
Website: http://www.riigiteataja.ee

IMPLEMENTATION OF EC DIRECTIVES
ALL FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS
All EC directives on food contact
materials
Vabariigi Valitsuse 17. 05. 1999. a määrusega nr 156 "Toiduga kokku puutuda lubatud
materjalide ja esemete kohta esitatavate nõuete, nende gruppide kohta esitatavate erinõuete
ning nimetatud materjalide ja esemete ohutuse katsetamise meetodite kinnitamine" (RT I
1999, 50, 549; 2001, 27, 152; 2003, 52, 357; 2005, 19, 112; 41, 337)

(Government Regulation No 156 "The requirements for materials and articles intended to
come into contact with foodstuffs, specific requirements for the groups of materials and
articles and methods of analysis for official control")