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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 355 in 2004 Riga 20 April (pr. No 23, 50) the amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers on 9 June 1998 the Regulation No 217 "minimum safety requirements on the materials and articles in contact with food" Issued under the food surveillance article 10 of the law 1. make Cabinet June 9, 1998 regulations No. 217 "minimum safety requirements on the materials and articles in contact with food" (Latvian journal, 1998, 174./175.nr., 2003,14. no) the following amendments : 1.1. provisions to supplement with 1.1 point as follows: "1.1 the provisions do not apply to materials and articles which are exported from the Member States of the European Union.";
1.2. the deletion of paragraph 2;
1.3. the introductory part of paragraph 3, be expressed in the following: "3. If the materials or objects to come into direct contact with food, materials and articles or on the accompanying label, the packaging or on the same or the materials and objects to be easily visible, clearly legible and indelible:";
1.4. Express 3.3 subparagraph by the following: "3.3. the manufacturer, or in the Member States of the European Union registered dealer's name and legal address or the registered trade mark".
1.5. deletion of paragraph 10, the word "only";
1.6. the express section 21.1 as follows: "tanks, of which 21.1 volume is less than 0.5 litres or more than 10 litres;";
1.7. to make 28 the following: 28. If the result is obtained by determining the migration of lead and cadmium from ceramic articles in accordance with the provisions of annex 6, as well as at least three other analogue items (from the same production batch) analysis results does not exceed the provisions mentioned in paragraph 27 sizes, more than 50%, the ceramic object meets the minimum safety requirements. ";
1.8. make the following introductory paragraph 34: "34. Rubber or elastomeric dummies and decoys are not allowed to distribute N-nitrosamines or substances that can be converted into N-nitrosamines. Saliva test solution, respecting the rules referred to in annex 7, the conditions must not be revealed to any N-nitrosamines or substances that can be converted into N-nitrosamines and you can discover the approved method that matches that rule 7. the criteria set out in the annex. With this method you can discover the following: ";
1.9. to make informative reference to European Union directives as follows: "Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) Council of 30 January 1978 Directive 78/142/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to materials and articles which contain vinyl chloride monomer and intended to come into contact with foodstuffs;
2) Commission of 8 July 1980 of Directive 80/766/EEC laying down the Community method of analysis used for the official control of the vinyl chloride monomer level in materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs;
3) Commission of 29 April 1981 Directive 81/432/EEC laying down the Community method of analysis for the official control of vinyl chloride released by materials and articles into foodstuffs;
4) Commission of 18 October 1982 of Directive 82/711/EEC laying down the basic rules necessary for testing migration of constituents of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs;
5) Council on 15 October 1984 directive 84/500/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to ceramic articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs;
6) Council of 19 December 1985 of Directive 85/572/EEC laying down the list of simulants to be used for testing migration of constituents of plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs;
7) Council of 21 December 1988 of Directive 89/109/EEC on the harmonisation of the laws of Member States relating to materials and articles intended for contact with food products;
8) Commission of 15 March 1993 of Directive 93/10/EEC relating to materials and articles made of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with foodstuffs;
9) Commission 20 February 2002 Directive 2002/16/EC on the use of certain epoxy derivatives in materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (text with EEA relevance);
10) Commission of 6 august 2002 Directive 2002/72/EC relating to plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (text with EEA relevance) ".
1.10. to supplement annex 2 before paragraph 1 by the following: "1. Plastic materials and articles in production allowed for such raw materials:";
1.11. to supplement the annex to paragraph 2 and the table by the following: "2. the raw materials which may continue to be used until the European Commission decision on their inclusion in this Annex: (1) 1.12. to complement annex 3 before paragraph 1 by the following:" 1. Plastic materials and articles in the authorized additive production (non exhaustive list), which is fully integrated with the Member States of the European Union: ";
1.13. the supplement to annex 3 paragraph 2 and table by the following: "2. Plastic materials and articles in the authorized additive production (non exhaustive list) that you can use if you have specific migration limit test with the simulant D or in test environments made in aizstājējtest in accordance with these terms: 1.14. supplement with annex 6 by the following:" 6. the annex to Cabinet of 9 June 1998, regulations No 217 determination of lead and cadmium From ceramic dish I migrant to the identification of lead and cadmium 1. Basic rules 1.1. Test liquid: (food substitute) is freshly prepared 5% (V/V) acetic acid, in aqueous solution;
1.2. the test is carried out 22 or 2 ° C, and its duration is 24 or 0.5 hours;
1.3. determination of lead migration, cover the sample with the appropriate remedies and puts it in a normal laboratory lighting;
1.4. determination of cadmium migration or the migration of lead and cadmium, cover the sample so as to ensure that the surface to be tested is kept in total darkness.
2. Default: 2.1. samples which can be filled: 2.1.1. filled with 4% (V/V) acetic acid solution to a level not exceeding 1 mm from the overflow point measured from the top edge of the sample;
2.1.2. the samples with a flat or slightly sloping edge of the filling so that the distance between the surface of the liquid and the overflow point not greater than 6 mm, measured along the sloping edge;
2.2. If samples cannot be filled, the surface of the sample, which is not intended to come into contact with food, the first settled with a suitable protective layer that can withstand 4% (V/V) acetic acid exposure. Then immerse the sample container with acetic acid to the surface that it intended to come into contact with food, has been settled in full with the test liquid.
3. the surface area of a class 1 articles is equal to the area of the meniscus, which form a free surface of the liquid obtained by observing the filling requirements.
II. Analysis of the migration of lead and cadmium 4. quantification method allows you to quantify the specific lead and/or cadmium migration.
5. specific lead and/or cadmium migration quantitative determination is carried out by atomic absorption spectrophotometry.
6. Reagents: 6.1 all reagents must be of analytical quality, unless otherwise specified;
6.2. If necessary, always water must be distilled or water of equivalent quality;
6.3. adding 40 ml of acetic acid to 1000 ml of ice volume, prepared 4% (V/V) acetic acid, in aqueous solution.
7. Prepare stock solutions containing 1000 mg/l for lead and cadmium at least 500 mg/l, respectively, 4% acetic acid solution (6.3).
8. Hardware-atomic absorption spectrophotometer, which the detection limit for lead and cadmium is: 8.1 the lead — less than or equal to 0.1 mg/l; 8.2. cadmium — equal to or less than 0.01 mg/l. 9. Detection limit is defined as the concentration of elements in 4% acetic acid solution (6.3), which gives the signal, equal to double the background noise of the instrument.
10. Preparation of the sample: 10.1. samples must be clean and must not be fat or other substances which could affect the test;
10.2. the wash solution containing household liquid detergent, about 40 ° c. The sample is first rinsed in tap water and then distilled water or water of equivalent quality. Drain and blot dry, so there would be no stain. After clearing the surface cannot be tampered.
11. lead and/or cadmium: 11.1 a sample, drawn up pursuant to paragraph 10 of this annex, the test under the conditions set out in this annex;
11.2. test solution before taking the lead and/or cadmium for the quantitative determination of the composition of the sample is homogenized using a suitable method that does not allow loss of solution or abrasion of the surface being tested;
11.3. the reagent used for each series of determinations, carry out a blank test. ";
1.15. supplement to annex 7 of the regulations as follows: "Annex 7 Cabinet 9 June 1998, regulations No 217 of rubber or elastomeric nipples and to VOCs released from the decoys
N-nitrosamines or substance that can be converted into N-nitrosamines, the detection conditions 1. Saliva test fluid is obtained by dissolving 4.2 g of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3), 0.5 g of sodium chloride (NaCl), 0.2 g of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) and 30.0 mg of sodium nitrite (NaNO2) in one litre of distilled water or water of equivalent quality. Solution pH of 9.2. samples of Material obtained from an appropriate quantity of nipples or decoys, 40 or 2 ° C for 24 hours immersed in the test fluid put in s.
3. the criteria applicable to the N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances withdrawal method: 3.1 release of N-nitrosamines is determined of each solution obtained in accordance with the first and second point, one aliquot. N-nitrosamines from aliquots of extracted with Dichloromethane (DCM), N-nitrosamines, and determined by gas chromatography;
3.2. the release of N-nitrosatable substances is determined of each solution obtained in accordance with the first and second point in another aliquot. N-nitrosatable substances are converted into N-nitrosamines by acidification of the aliquot with hydrochloric acid. The resulting N-nitrosamines are extracted from the solution with DCM and determined by gas chromatography. "2. the rules shall enter into force on 1 May 2004.
Prime Minister i. Emsis Health Minister r. Muciņš Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 1 May 2004.
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