China: China Releases the Standard for Maximum Levels of Contaminants in Foods

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On March 17, 2017, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC, currently the National Health Commission) and the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA, currently the State Administration of Market Regulation) released the National Food Safety Standard for Maximum Levels of Contaminants in Foods (GB 2762-2017), which was implemented on September 17, 2017. This standard sets limits for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic, tin, nickel, chromium, nitrite, nitrate, Benzo[a]pyrene, N-nitrosodimethylamine, polychlorinated biphenyl, 3- chloro-1, 2-propanediol in foods. It is an update to the GB2762-2012. Please note that the comment process has ended and that this standard is considered final. 

China: China Releases the Standard for Maximum Levels of Contaminants in Foods


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