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SWEDEN
(last update 10/05/2007)
SUMMARY
EC Directives implemented.
Additional national provisions for lead, cadmium, and choking hazards.
Legislation published in the Livsmedelsverkets författningssamling (LIVSFS) [Statute of the Swedish National Food
Administration].
EC Directives implemented by Livsmedelsverkets föreskrifter on material och produkter avsedda att komma i kontakt med
livsmedel [Ordinance of the National Food Administration on materials and articles intended to come into contact with
foodstuffs] LIVSFS 2003:2, and its amendments.
Legislation made under the powers of Livsmedelslagen (2006:804) [The Food Act (2006:804)] and Miljöbalken (1998:808; kap.
14) [The Environmental Act (1998:808); chapter 14].
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Box 622, S-751 26 UPPSALA
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IMPLEMENTATION OF EC DIRECTIVES

All EC Directives are to be found in (the ordinance of the national food administration) LIVSFS 2003:2 and its
amendments.

LIVSFS 2003:2 is from 2003.02.06 and the amendments are LIVSFS 2004:31 from 2004.12.09, LIVSFS 2005:14
from 2005.06.20, 2005:28 from 19.12.2005, 2006:6 from 11.4.2006 and 2006:20 from 5.10.2006 (reprint).

ADDITIONAL (NON-EC) NATIONAL PROVISIONS

METALS AND ALLOYS
Special Articles on lead and cadmium in equipment used when handling foodstuffs (other than ceramic articles)
LIVSFS 2005:20

ALL FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS
Ordinance on foreign substances in foodstuffs
(SLVFS 1993:36, reprinted SLVFS 2004:7)