Amazon Product Labeling Requirements: Food Contact Material Labeling
Food contact materials refer to various materials and products that have been or are expected to come into contact with food or food additives (hereinafter referred to as food) under normal conditions of use , or whose components may be transferred to food , including food production, processing, packaging, Packaging materials, containers, tools and equipment used for food during transportation, storage, sale and use , and inks , adhesives, lubricants, etc. that may directly or indirectly contact food. Does not include detergents, disinfectants . and public water delivery facilities.
Amazon does not set its own labeling requirements for food contact materials , but they require that all products sold on their platform meet labelling and other compliance requirements for each country.
Certain types of food contact materials, such as kitchen utensils and tools, must carry the glass and fork symbol shown above. In the less obvious cases, this label is mainly used to remind the end consumer that the product contains materials that come into direct contact with food.
Therefore, this symbol is not required if you are manufacturing or importing " food contact materials " used in everyday life , such as cutlery, drinking glasses and general kitchen utensils.
EU Directive Label
In addition to the CE marking, some directives require product labels to contain additional information. This may include manufacturer or importer identification, address, SKU , user instructions, voltage or other information.
EU Energy Label
The EU energy label is mandatory for various types of household appliances, such as refrigerators and dishwashers, but also for LED light bulbs and other product types. The EU Energy Label rates the energy efficiency of equipment on an A to D scale.
The aim is to help consumers choose more energy and cost-effective appliances.