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Basic directives
[A1] 76/893/EEC
O.J. n L340, of 09.12.1976
(Old framework directive, repealed by Directive 89/109/EEC [A11])
[A2] 78/142/EEC
Council Directive of 30 January 1978 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to materials and articles
which contain vinyl chloride monomer and are intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L44, of 15.02.1978, p.15
(Plastics: limits on vinyl chloride monomer (VCM))
[A3] 80/590/EEC
Commission Directive of 9 June 1980 determining the symbol that may accompany materials and articles intended to come into
contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L151, of 19.06.1980, p.21
(Symbol for materials and articles)
[A4] 80/766/EEC
Commission Directive of 8 July 1980 laying down the Community method of analysis for the official control of the vinyl chloride
monomer level in materials and articles which are intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L213, of 16.08.1980, p.42
(Plastics: determination of VCM in finished products)
[A5] 81/432/EEC
Commission Directive of 29 April 1981 laying down the Community method of analysis for the official control of vinyl chloride
released by materials and articles into foodstuffs.
O.J. n L167, of 24.06.1981, p.6
(Plastics: Determination of VCM in foods)
[A6] 82/711/EEC
Council Directive of 18 October 1982 laying down the basic rules necessary for testing migration of the constituents of plastic
materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L297, of 23.10.1982, p.26
(Plastics: Basic rules for testing migration)
[A7] 83/229/EEC
Council Directive of 25 April 1983 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to materials and articles
made of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L123, of 11.05.1983, p.31
(Cellulose regenerated)
[A8] 84/500/EEC
Council Directive of 15 October 1984 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to ceramic articles
intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L277, of 20.10.1984, p.12
(Ceramics)
[A9] 85/572/EEC
Council Directive of 19 December 1985 laying down the list of simulants to be used for testing migration of constituents of
plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L372, of 31.12.1985, p.14
(Plastics: list of simulants for testing migration)
[A10] 86/388/EEC
Commission Directive, of 23 July 1986, amending Council Directive 83/229/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the
Member States relating to materials and articles made of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with
foodstuffs.
O.J. n L228, of 14.08.1986, p.32
(Cellulose regenerated: limits on MEG and DEG)
[A11] 89/109/EEC
Council Directive of 21 December 1988 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to materials and
articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
O.J. n L40, of 11.02.1989, p.38
(New framework directive)
Corrigendum O.J. n L347 of 28.11.89, p.37