Japan: Japan to Create Food Packaging Materials Positive List

Japan revising its approach to packaging materials and is developing a positive list for materials that come into contact with foods. The current scope of the list is food packaging and containers. Following the compilation of a list of commonly used packaging materials from domestic industry, Japan will seek input from foreign industry. Before Japan circulates its survey, industry should review the enclosed provisional list of substances to determine if industry requires additional packaging materials to be included on the list.

Japan: Japan to Create Food Packaging Materials Positive List