The ordinance regulates the basic requirements, terms and regulations that must be met in order to make objects and materials safe for contact with food. Compliance with regulation 1935/2004 forms the basis for a proper CE declaration of conformity
All materials and objects are to be manufactured in accordance with good manufacturing practice (GMP) in such a way that, under normal or foreseeable conditions of use, they do not release any components on foods that are suitable:
The ordinance also regulates how special groups of items such as: recycled materials or combinations can be issued.
This includes, among other things:
Without prejudice to any individual measures, materials and objects (such as gloves) must be labeled as follows, among other things, when they are placed on the market:
The ordinance also defines important points such as public access, confidentiality, committee procedures, protective procedures, sanctions and transitional regulations.
Individual measures such as 10/2011 for plastics or AP (4) 2004 for rubber and Regulation 2023/2006 for good manufacturing practice GMP are specific to gloves.
Original text of regulation 1935/2004: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/de/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32004R1935
Original text Regulation (EU) 10/2011: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/de/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32011R0010
Original text of regulation GMP 2023/2006: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/?uri=celex%3A32006R2023