FDA Food Contact Formulation Notification Guidance

FDA Food Contact Formulation Notification Guidance

FCF Overview

FDA food contact formulation (FCF) notification guidance plays an important role in determining regulatory status of components of a Food Contact Material.

Many industry professionals may be surprised to learn the FDA regulates food packaging. Food packaging is considered an indirect food additive. Determining the regulatory status of your food contact material can be challenging in part because of the number of options to choose from. Those options include:

  1. Consulting 21 CFR 174-179 to see if the use of the component is an appropriately regulated indirect additive,OR
  2. Consulting
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Marc Sanchez

Marc Sanchez

Marc is dedicated to helping his clients navigate the complex world of FDA and USDA legislation. He represents FDA-regulated companies in the food, dietary supplement, beverage, cosmetic, medical device, and drug industries.

Marc is the author of two textbooks and a lecturer at Northeastern University. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the D.C. Bar Association.

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