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LATVIA
(last update 18/04/2007)
For information on the transposition of the European Directives on food contact materials and articles please
contact
directly the national focal contact point of Latvia:

Veterinary and Food Department
Ministry of Agriculture
Republikas laukums 2
Rga, LV-1981
Fax: +371 67027205
Gunta.Avotina(a)zm.gov.lv;
Tel.: +371 67027208;
Sarma.Sleze(a)zm.gov.lv
Tel.: +371 67027017

All legislation is published in : www.likumi.lv
IMPLEMENTATION OF EC DIRECTIVES
ALL FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS, INCLUDING PAPER AND BOARD
All EC Directives on food contact materials
Latvian Regulation Nr.673 of 01.08.2006. "Obligatory
Requirements of Harmless for
Materials and Articles which
come into Contact with
Foodstuffs" (codified version).
ADDITIONAL (NON-EC) NATIONAL PROVISIONS
Paper and cardboard materials and articles can not discharge more than 0,5 mg cadmium from a kg of paper and not
more than 3 mg of lead from a kg of paper.