Food Packaging, Processed Food
Regulation of Indonesian Food and Drug Authority (FDA) Indonesia No. 20 of 2019 concerning Food Packaging (172 page(s), in Indonesian)
The Food and Drug Authority of Indonesia (FDA Indonesia) has Issued Regulation of FDA Indonesia No. 20 year 2019 concerning Food Packaging. This notified regulation is the revised version from Regulation of Head of FDA Indonesia No. HK.03.1.23.07.11.6664 Year 2011 on Food Packaging Surveillance that has been previously amended by Regulation of FDA Indonesia No. 16 Year 2014. Due to some developments from other countries related to food packaging regulation and considering that certain requirements from the regulation are no longer applicable, the FDA Indonesia has finished the revision process to this regulation.
This regulation covers:
1. Prohibited Food Contact Substances for Food Packaging
2. Permitted Food Contact Substances for Food Packaging, with requirements on the limit of the substance's migration
3. Permitted Food Contact Materials for Food Packaging
Food contact substance and food materials other than listed in this regulation can only be used as food packaging upon receiving approval from the Head of FDA of Indonesia. To obtain the approval, applicant must submit a written application to the Head of FDA of Indonesia with a complete data using the reference form.
Related to food packaging material from recycled paper, manufacturer should comply to this regulation and other regulations regarding Good Manufacturing Practice for Food Contact Material.
This regulation contains appendixes as follow:
Appendix I . Listed of Prohibited Food Contact Substances for Food Packaging
Appendix II. Listed of Permitted Food Contact Substances for Food Packaging
Appendix III. Listed of Permitted Food Contact Materials for Food Packaging
Appendix IV. Type of Food and Terms of Condition
Appendix V. Application Form for the Safety of Food Packaging